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Soterios Johnson

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Republican Candidates Prepare for Primary

Monday, January 07, 2008

Meanwhile, the Republican race is also in flux. Rudy Giuliani is hoping to survive New Hampshire to compete in Florida at the end the month, and in New York and the other Super Tuesday states.

WNYC's Elaine Rivera has been with the Republican candidates in New Hampshire and she joins us ...

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Wrapping Up The Iowa Caucuses

Friday, January 04, 2008

Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee won handily in last night's Iowa caucuses.

In an unexpected turn, Hillary Clinton came in 3rd, a half a point behind John Edwards. Former mayor Rudy Giuliani spent the caucus in Iowa and came in sixth on the Republican side.

Here with us to discuss the results ...

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Update From Iowa as Caucus Day Dawns

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Voters in Iowa make their picks for Republican and Democratic presidential candidates in caucuses tonight. The first official test in the 2008 presidential race is expected to be a close one.

WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein and Fred Mogul are in Des Moines and they join us now.

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Problems with Voting Machines Persist

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

We're now less than 2 months from Super Tuesday, when we may know the nominees for the presidency from each party. The candidates are raising and spending record sums, but the nation hasn't spent much on its election infrastructure.

When all the votes are cast next November, there may be big ...

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A Local Take on the Mitchell Report

Friday, December 14, 2007

A lot of Yankees and Mets are named in Senator Mitchell's report on steroid use in baseball. Roger Clemens, Andy Pettite and Paul LoDuca all played in New York last season, but the report also names some who retired long ago.

Like Lenny Dykstra - he was the skinny kid who ...

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A Look at Bloomberg’s Asia Trip

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Mayor Bloomberg won't be in New York for today's snowstorm. Instead, he's half a world away in Bali, where the heat index is 96 degrees. Not a bad place to hold a conference on global warming.

But, what's the mayor of New York doing there? And what was he doing in ...

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The Latest from Trenton

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

New Jersey is on the verge of outlawing the death penalty. The state Senate passed its bill Monday and the Assembly is taking up the issue tomorrow. If the bill passes, New Jersey would become the first state in the nation to abolish capital punishment since the US Supreme Court ...

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Review of Univision Debate: Feet in Two Worlds

Monday, December 10, 2007

Republican presidential candidates met in Miami last night for the campaign's first Spanish language debate. Florida's Latino community could be pivotal in both the primary and general elections, and a recent Pew poll shows that group drifting from the GOP as it increases its anti-immigrant rhetoric. With us to discuss ...

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Dan Doctoroff Reflects on His Tenure at City Hall

Friday, December 07, 2007

At an emotional press conference at City Hall yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg announced his deputy mayor who's been the architect for this administration's long-term vision for New York City is leaving.

Dan Doctoroff has overseen economic development during one of the city's biggest building booms. He's going back to the financial world ...

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Long-Term Effects of Broadway Strike

Thursday, November 29, 2007

For more now on the end of the Broadway stagehands strike, we're joined by Adam Feldman. He's a theater critic for Time Out New York and President of the New York Drama Critics Circle.

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The New Museum Opens Downtown

Thursday, November 29, 2007

"Hell Yes!" That's the message that blazes in rainbow stripes across the front of the spanking new New Museum which opens tomorrow on the Bowery. The building looks like a stack of 6 shimmering aluminum boxes, stacked on top of each other, slightly off-kilter, this way and that. It’s the ...

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Judge Rules Against Fuel Economy Standards

Friday, November 16, 2007

Thirteen cities and states joined 4 environmental groups for the case against fuel economy standards. New York was one of those cities and Scott Pasternak is Senior Counsel for the environmental law division of the city's Law Department. He's been New York's lead attorney on the case and he joins ...

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Two Plays That Upset and Excite

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Two plays are running off Broadway right now that address some heavy subjects. St. Ann's Warehouse presents Black Watch, which is based on interviews with Scottish soldiers that returned from the Iraq war, and Roundabout Theatre Company's The Overwhelming, deals with the horrors of the genocide in Rwanda. Both share ...

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Achtung New York!

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

For the past week WNYC's Evening Music has featured special programming highlighting the musical and cultural life of Berlin. WNYC decided to explore why Berlin is such a thriving arts capital, and whether New York could learn anything from the city. We spoke with a handful of American artists who ...

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Fall Auction Season Starts Today

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

The fall auction season got underway at Christie's last night with a bang -- a painting by Henri Matisse went for $33.6 million, breaking the previous auction record Matisse's work. The art market has been incredibly strong for a few years, with record breaking sales in Fall 2006 and Spring ...

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Auction Season Gets Underway with $33.6 Million Sale at Christie's

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

This is Morning Edition, I'm Soterios Johnson. The fall auction season got underway at Christie's last night with a bang - a painting by Matisse went for $33.6 million, breaking the previous auction record for Matisse's work. Here to discuss what more we can expect from this season is art ...

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Could Thomas Jefferson's Wine Be Fake?

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Wine said to belong to Thomas Jefferson is at the heart of a dispute that going through the courts and causing ripples in the wine industry. Years ago, American businessman Bill Koch paid $500,000 for four bottles that he thought were part of the collection of the nation’s 3rd president. ...

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What Market Volatility Means For NYC

Friday, August 17, 2007

It's been a volatile week on Wall Street. What will the ups-and-downs mean for New York's economy? Well, with us now to help answer that is Greg David. He's the editor of Crain's New York Business.

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NJ Attorney General Speaks Out on Newark Shootings

Thursday, August 16, 2007

New Jersey and the federal government have reached a deal that will allow the Garden State to trace illegal handguns.

The deal with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms comes the same month that three Newark college students were brutally murdered shot execution style. Joining us now is New Jersey's ...

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The Mid-Year Art Market

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

We’ve gotten used to hearing about sky-high art prices and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing. At the end of last week, Sotheby’s auction house announced its mid year-sales figures and the numbers were high. Income for the first half of 2007 was a record $131.7 million, or a ...

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