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Richard Yeh

Producer, WNYC News

Richard Yeh appears in the following:

City Office Cleaners Ratify Contract

Friday, January 27, 2012

WNYC

Some 22,000 New York City office cleaners ratified a four-year agreement with their employer, the Realty Advisory Board, this week.

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker 'Patently Disagrees' With NJ Governor Chris Christie on Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

Thursday, January 26, 2012

WNYC

Newark Mayor Cory Booker told WNYC that he “patently disagrees” with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s call for a voter referendum this November on whether to legalize gay marriage in the state.

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A New Home For St. Vincent's Chapel

Sunday, January 08, 2012

WNYC

The historic chapel from the bankrupt St. Vincent's Hospital is set to get a new home across the New York Harbor. The major components of the Elizabeth Ann Seton Chapel is expected to be reconstructed at a university hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Borrowing E-Books, With No Late Fees

Monday, December 26, 2011

The New York Public Library is offering help for people who want to borrow electronic books.

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'Harry Potter' Fans Prep for City's Quidditch Tournament

Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Stony Brook University quidditch squad is just one of a hundred teams from as far as New Zealand that are set to compete in the fifth annual Quidditch World Cup on Randall’s Island this weekend.

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Thousands in CT, NJ Remain Without Power After Storm

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Five days after the October snowstorm, more than 420,000 homes and businesses are still without electricity in Connecticut and tens of thousands in New Jersey are still in the dark.

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Bloomberg Urges Residents, Protests to Strike Balance

Friday, October 21, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he has been listening to the complaints of residents near Zuccotti Park that their quality of life has declined because of the ongoing protests there.

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High Suicide Rate Among Veterans Sparks Council Probe

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

WNYC

One out of every five suicides in the country is committed by a military veteran, federal statistics show, and some city lawmakers are hoping to mitigate what they say is a growing but preventable health problem.

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Cuomo: I'm Open to Tweaks in Union Contract

Friday, September 30, 2011

WNYC

Governor Andrew Cuomo said he's keeping conversations open with the Public Employees Federation as the state's second largest labor union prepares what it calls "new ideas" for a contract agreement.

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Bloomberg Says Immigration-Based Reform Could Boost Economy

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

WNYC

The U.S. can grow its way out of its economic troubles with immigration reform based on economics, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday during a speech in Washington, D.C.

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Ballots Due for State Labor Contract as Possible Layoffs Loom

Monday, September 26, 2011

WNYC

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he remains hopeful that members of the Public Employees Federation will ratify their contract in order to avoid layoffs.

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Cuomo Launches Online Town Hall, to Host Chat Saturday

Thursday, September 22, 2011

WNYC

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday that he will launch an online town hall — an interactive web site aimed to spark dialogue between New Yorkers and their state government

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Council Examines Sewage Spill Impact on Waterfront Businesses

Monday, September 19, 2011

WNYC

The sewage spill that for a time rendered the city's rivers unsafe for recreation this summer has prompted the City Council's Waterfront Committee to look for ways to improve the city's notifications to businesses directly affected.

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City's Congressional Delegation Asks for Broader Federal Disaster Aid

Thursday, September 01, 2011

WNYC

The city's Congressional delegation is joining Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz in calling on the federal government to include Brooklyn as part of its major disaster declaration.

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A New High for City's TV Industry

Monday, August 22, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a record 23 primetime television series were being filmed in the five boroughs, as part of the city’s $5 billion entertainment industry that employs some 100,000 New Yorkers.

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Bloomberg: Crime Spike Doesn't Point to Trend

Monday, August 22, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Bloomberg said the spikes in crime reported in several police precincts around the city are cause for concern, but the overall crime in the last four years remained the lowest in the city's history.

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Entrepreneurs Gain Foothold at City's Business Incubator

Thursday, August 18, 2011

WNYC

Recent unemployment figures for the city remain virtually unchanged since March — but some businesses in the five boroughs say they're flourishing.

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Look | Dragon Boat Races in Flushing Meadows

Monday, August 15, 2011

WNYC

Hundreds of New Yorkers braved the incessant rain Sunday to participate in an annual Queens tradition: the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.

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Public Housing Residents Give NYCHA a Failing Grade

Monday, August 08, 2011

WNYC

Public housing buildings are falling into disrepair at a rate faster than the New York City Housing Authority can keep up with them, according to a resident survey.

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Explainer: The Debt Deal - What Happens Next and What's on the Chopping Block?

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

At the last second and after weeks of contentious partisan posturing, the president and Congress have agreed on a deal to raise the public debt ceiling and reduce future deficits. But what does the bill actually do? Who's going to be affected and what's in line to get cut? 

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