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Richard Yeh

Producer, WNYC News

Richard Yeh appears in the following:

Two Congressional Races in New York Remain Too Close to Call

Monday, November 08, 2010

WNYC

The campaign of Long Island Rep. Tim Bishop, a Democrat, is calling for a manual recount of ballots in his contest with Republican Randy Altshuler, while the New York congressional race between Tea Party-backed Republican Ann Buerkle and Rep. Dan Maffei remains too close to call.

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Still Waiting: Final NY Senate Tally Could Take Weeks

Friday, November 05, 2010

It could be weeks before we find out the balance of power in the New York State Senate.

Three races – all of which are currently held by Democrats – are still too close to call in the narrowly-divided legislative body, and results won't be decided until after thousands of absentee ballots are counted beginning next week.

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Gillibrand, DioGuardi Square Off in First Debate of Senate Campaign

Friday, October 15, 2010

From health care, to tax cuts, to foreign policy, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and her Republican challenger, Joe DioGuardi, found little to agree on in their first debate of the campaign, at WABC-TV's studios on Friday afternoon.

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An Insider's Guide to the New York Primaries

Monday, September 13, 2010

On September 14, New Yorkers vote in primary elections that will determine the final slates for federal, state and local races this November. If you are a registered voter in New York and have a designated political party affiliation, you can vote in your party’s primary elections. Or if you're not sure whether you're registered, don't know who represents you, and have no idea where to go come Tuesday, fear not. We can help.

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Insider's Guide to NY Primary

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

On September 14, New Yorkers vote in primary elections that will determine the final slates for federal, state and local races this November. If you are a registered voter in New York and have a designated political party affiliation, you can vote in your party’s primary elections. Or if you're not sure whether you're registered, don't know who represents you, and have no idea where to go come Tuesday, fear not. We can help. 

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Two Terms or Three? Voters Will Get to Decide

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

City voters will get to decide in November whether to restore a two-term limit for elected officials or keep the current three-term cap put in place in 2008. Last night, after months of public hearings, the mayor's Charter Revision Commission finalized the questions that will go on the general election ballot this November.

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Two Terms or Three? Voters Will Get to Decide

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

New York City's Charter Revision Commission on Monday night finalized the questions that will go on the general election ballot this November. City voters will get to decide whether to restore a two-term limit for elected officials or keep the current three-term cap put in place in 2008. But there's a catch.

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Charter Commission to Hold Final Meeting Tonight

Monday, August 23, 2010

New York City's Charter Revision Commission will hold its last scheduled meeting tonight to finalize the ballot questions for this year's general election.

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Voters Will Get to Decide on Term Limits Come November

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

WNYC

The city’s Charter Revision Commission, appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after he successfully campaigned for and was elected to a third term, voted Wednesday night to decide on the ballot questions that will be posed to the city’s voters in this year’s general election.

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Charter Revision Commission Inches Closer to Answers on Ballot Questions

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

WNYC

Come November, voters in New York City will likely get a chance to weigh in on the issue of term limits.

Members of the Charter Revision Commission, appointed by Mayor Bloomberg after his third-term victory, met in a humid, crowded room near City Hall on Monday night to discuss the preliminary report released last Friday by the commission's staff.

Several members of the commission, which was set up by the mayor in March, said more time is needed to debate the term-limit question.

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NYC Charter Commission: Voters May Have Their Say on Term Limits

Friday, July 09, 2010

WNYC

The New York City Charter Revision Commission is considering rolling back term limits from three terms to two.

The panel, created by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after his election to a third term, issued its preliminary staff report on Friday afternoon, outlining ideas it wants to examine in the next several weeks.

 

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A Transit Farewell

Friday, June 25, 2010

Andrea Bernstein, WNYC reporter and director of the Transportation Nation blog, talks about the service cuts and helps us say goodbye to the discontinued bus and subway lines. Also, Richard Yeh, WNYC reporter, talks about what the bus cuts mean for commuters in eastern Queens.

Are you losing bus or subway service? Post your transit eulogies here!

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2010 State Democratic Convention: Concern Mixed with Confidence

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

While the lengthy roll call for the attorney general nomination was underway inside the convention hall, WNYC caught up with Arthur Schwartz, a state committee member from Lower Manhattan. Calling himself a progressive Democrat, Schwartz said that he ...

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Bike Month Kicks Off with Races at the Queens Velodrome

Monday, May 03, 2010

May is Bike Month here in the city ,and over the weekend, cycling enthusiasts kicked off the first round of races at the city's only velodrome, in Kissena Park in Flushing, Queens. WNYC's Richard Yeh checked out the action and brought back these voices and photos from the ...

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Music Helps Vets Control Symptoms of PTSD

Monday, March 08, 2010

In the last five years, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has more than doubled the number of music therapists at its clinics. The VA uses music therapy to help veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, control their symptoms.

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NYC Conducts Sixth Annual Census of the Homeless

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The city conducted its sixth annual survey of homeless people early this morning. Nancy Downing of the organization Covenant House was among the thousands of volunteers who canvassed the city's streets, parks, and subway stations to identify and tally the number of unsheltered individuals.

"I have the opportunity once a year ...

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Main Street NYC

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

In their Main Streets Project, the WNYC Newsroom is following six blocks over an entire year to track how the economic downturn is being felt at street level. Main Streets editor Karen Frillman is joined by reporters Jenna Flanagan, Lisa Chow, Richard Yeh, Brigid Bergin, and Ailsa Chang to discuss ...

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Life at the Speed of Film - Tsai Ming-Liang at Asia Society

Friday, November 20, 2009

Listen to a Weekend Edition Saturday report on Tsai Ming-Liang:

Face, the latest film by Tsai Ming-Liang, one of cinema's most revered auteurs, brings together on screen François Truffaut's companion Fanny Ardant and his longtime alter ego Jean-Pierre Léaud. It's the first film in a series commissioned ...

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Tsai Ming-Liang in Conversation

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Fans of new wave films were treated to a screening of Face, the latest film by acclaimed Taiwanese-Malaysian director Tsai Ming-Liang.

The first film to be commissioned by the Louvre for its auteur series, Face brings together on screen Francois Truffaut's companion Fanny Ardant and his longtime alter-ego Jean-Pierre Leaud. It's ...

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Main Street NYC Returns to Flushing, Queens

Thursday, November 12, 2009

This Spring WNYC went to New York’s most dynamic Main Street in Flushing, Queens. The city was amid the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, but immigrant business owners around Downtown Flushing weren't feeling the pain as badly as those in other neighborhoods. In the latest installment of our ...

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