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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Restored Greek and Roman Galleries

Friday, April 20, 2007

What’s old is new again at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 15 years and over 200 million dollars later, the Met officially opens its reconstructed Greek and Roman galleries today. Some 5 thousand works will now be on display. Arts writer Lee Rosenbaum joined Morning Edition host to discuss the ...

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Update on Nor’easter Damage

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

We're going to get an update now from some of the area's hardest hit by this weekend's Nor'easter. First, from New Jersey, we have Bergen County Executive Dennis McNerney. There was major flooding and a mud slide in Lodi with the Saddle River overflowing its banks. Good Morning Mr. McNerney. ...

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Quest for Stanley Cup Underway with All 3 Local Teams

Thursday, April 12, 2007

The quest for the Stanley Cup is underway and for the first time since 1994, all 3 local hockey teams are in the playoffs. The Rangers, Devils, and Islanders will all be playing tonight. We could have called a sports reporter to give a sense of what to watch for, ...

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Bickering and Name-Calling Continues in Albany

Friday, March 23, 2007

It's been another week of name calling and bickering in Albany. Lawmakers agreed to move to New York's primary up a month into February, but they're largely divided over the other big issues. Joining us now is Liz Benjamin, reporter for The Albany Times Union.

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Dem Controled Congress Could Change Funding

Thursday, January 18, 2007

With the Democrats in control of Congress, more representatives from the New York metropolitan region are serving in key leadership positions which could affect federal funding for local projects. One lawmaker who will have a big say in transportation aid is New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg.

Yesterday, Lautenberg joined Republican Senator ...

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New York Culinary Predictions for 2007

Friday, January 05, 2007

In the first five days of 2007, Governor Eliot Spitzer was sworn in; the 110th Congress convened with its first woman Speaker of the House; and the US intelligence chief resigned. Here in the city, the new year started with a dramatic subway rescue. But, what to eat for dinner, ...

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Mosquito Bites in December? What's Up With the Weather?

Thursday, December 21, 2006

At 7:22 PM tonight, winter officially begins. And while Denver is getting walloped by two feet of snow, not a single flurry has fallen in the city and things aren't much better in New England. A cherry tree is blooming at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. There are reports of mosquito ...

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Why Rent Stablization is Good for New York's Housing Market

Thursday, December 14, 2006

On November 1st, we ran a story about rent regulation in NYC.

CLIP: People get disproportionate benefits Rent Control restricts the incentive to supply more rental housing…it encourages the....

REPORTER: And, it caused quite a buzz….

The report mentioned that rent regulations were adopted by the city after WW II to accommodate returning ...

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State Legislature Returns for Special Session

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

The NY state Legislature returns to Albany today for a special session. Lawmakers will consider pay raises for state workers, more charter schools and civil confinement for sex offenders. No deals were reached yesterday despite phone calls between Governor Pataki, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno. ...

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Who is John Faso?

Friday, November 03, 2006

John Faso has the unenviable task of running for governor this year against a popular Democrat, Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. He beat out moderate Republican and former Massachusetts Governor William Weld for the job as Republican candidate at a time when New York Democrats are ascendant in Albany. Joining us ...

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Hevesi Chauffeur Scandal Having Effect on Other Races

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

The man who detects and decries fraud around New York state is now accused of breaking the law himself. Alan Hevesi has already admitted to using a state chauffeur as a driver for his sick wife. Now the state ethics commission says that was illegal. The news comes as Hevesi ...

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Christie's Auctions Off the Final Frontier

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Space. The final frontier. Some lucky – and likely deep-pocketed – bidders will walk away owning pieces of sci-fi history…starting today. Christie’s is auctioning off items actually used in the filming of the Star Trek television shows and films. Everything from starship models used in special effects, to costumes and ...

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9/11 Memorial Takes Shape in Inwood

Friday, September 08, 2006

In Lower Manhattan, construction on the official 9/11 Memorial and Museum has just recently gotten underway. But at the northern tip of the Island, in the neighborhood of Inwood, volunteers have created a public tribute to those who were killed.

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"When the Astors Owned New York"

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Today, four news organizations will ask a judge to unseal Brooke Astor's court records. The 104-year old society icon is at the center of a family squabble over her care.

Astor's grandson is in court trying to remove his father as Astor's legal guardian, claiming neglect and that he's using the ...

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Un-Cabaret Comes To New York

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

This week the Un-cabaret is visiting New York from it's home in LA. The Un-cabaret is a venue where comedy writers, who usually write jokes for other people, get to tell their own stories. And, its atmosphere is different from most comedy clubs: no divisive low-blows, no recycled jokes.

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Hidden Oasis in Jersey City

Friday, July 21, 2006

There’s a hidden patch of land in Jersey City that preservationists call an oasis of nature right in the middle of the urban jungle. The 14 acres in the Jersey City Heights used to be a city reservoir, but when it became obsolete about 15 years ago, the city locked ...

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A History of Drag Kings and Queens

Friday, June 16, 2006

Among the parades and rallies to celebrate Gay Pride Month, we noticed a gathering tomorrow at the New York Public Library about drag performers. Billed as "Kings and Queens of New York City," participants will range from old-timers like Flawless Sabrina, who began doing her act in the late 50s ...

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Pressure Mounts for Weld to Drop Gov Bid

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Pressure is mounting for Republican William Weld to drop out of the race for governor. After a surprising and decisive loss to John Faso at last week's state convention, Weld is now being asked to bow out by those who initially wanted him in the race. Newsday's Albany Bureau Chief ...

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Conservative Party Convention

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

New York's Conservative Party has backed Republican John Faso's bid to be Governor. The Party had its convention yesterday in Manhattan and Faso's rival, former Massachusetts Governor William Weld didn't even bother to show up. But Liz Benjamin did. She's a reporter for the Albany Times-Union and she joins us ...

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Shad Devotees Keep Hudson River Tradition

Friday, April 28, 2006

What would you say if I told you you could stick a net in the Hudson River and pull out a delicacy that devotees liken to ambrosia. I'm talking about shad.

The Latin name for this fish translates to “most delicious herring.” And each Spring, schools of shad that were born ...

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