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Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

Stephen Nessen appears in the following:

Muslim Groups Protest NYPD Practices

Friday, February 03, 2012

Several Muslim and interfaith groups demonstrated at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan Friday to call for more police oversight and protest against what they say are discriminatory practices in the department.

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Chasing Crime With a Spot News Photographer

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

In honor of the latest Weegee photo exhibit at the International Center of Photography, titled Murder Is My Business, WNYC tagged along with a modern crime photographer from the New York Daily News to see how shooting for the tabloids has changed from the days when Weegee was shooting lurid images of fresh murders and breaking news.

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As NY Takes a Fresh Look at Casinos, Decades-Old Gambling Parlors Still Bustle in Chinatown

Monday, January 23, 2012

At a community center on Division Street in Manhattan, a 59-year old Chinese immigrant in a baggy grey sweater and a baseball cap pulled low recently was helping elderly residents sign up for free classes.

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Roaming Far From the Ranch, Real Cowboys Arrive in the City

Friday, January 06, 2012

Douglas Duncan has been grabbing the bull by the horns for half his life. The 24-year-old from Alvin, Texas, faced a different sort of bull Thursday afternoon. He was standing outside the New York Stock Exchange, waiting for the end of trading so he could ring the closing bell.

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Niche Market | Oddities

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity

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City Braces for New Year's Eve Festivities

Friday, December 30, 2011

When the nearly 12,000-pound Waterford Crystal ball is lowered Saturday, New Year’s Eve, and confetti rains down on almost 1 million revelers, 1,500 rookie officers will be getting a first taste of crowd control, many restaurants will be brimming with customers and taxis will be out in full force.

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Strike Looms as Cleaners' Contract Negotiations Continue

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Office cleaners and building management returned to the bargaining table Wednesday for round-the-clock discussions, attempting to settle on a four year contract before the January 1 deadline. Members of the union, 32BJ, have ordered a strike if a deal is not reached, and say both sides are at loggerheads now.

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2011 Year in Review: A Year in Photos

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

A New York year in photos takes you to unexpected places: from below Second Ave, to the soaring heights of the World Trade Center. Below is a collection of some of my favorite photos shot in 2011.

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2011 Year in Review: Biggest New York Stories

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

It was tumultuous year with soaring highs, and heart breaking lows, providing a glut of stories to follow and keep up with. From the Arab spring to the disaster in Japan, to the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Here in New York, after battling a harsh winter, the city played host to the birth of protest movement that quickly spread around the world. We lost a Congressman and legalized gay marriage. Here is the year in stories.

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Watch | Year in Review: Memories of 2011

Monday, December 26, 2011

AUDIO SLIDESHOW. WNYC takes a look back at the year that was: the noteworthy news-makers, the career-ending scandals, the historic uprisings, just to name a few of the headline-grabbers. Take a look at memories from 2011.

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With 8 Charged in Soldier's Death, Loved Ones Find Relief

Thursday, December 22, 2011

The family of Private Danny Chen have found some relief after the U.S. Army charged eight soldiers in the death of the 19-year old soldier from New York City.

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Niche Market | Terrariums

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity. Slideshow below.

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Thousands Mourn Loss of Officer Peter Figoski at Long Island Funeral

Monday, December 19, 2011

Thousands of grim-faced officers gathered at a small Roman Catholic Church in Long Island on Monday to mourn the loss of Officer Peter Figoski, a 22-year veteran of the force who was remembered as a dedicated cop and loving dad.

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Niche Market | Traditional Chinese Medicine

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity. Slideshow below.

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Get to Know a Local Tree Dealer

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Dozens of Christmas tree stands pop up during this time of the year on streets corner and lots across the city. Learn what it takes to run one of these stands, and why the smell might be worth it.

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Hundreds Prepare for Their Big Fat Jewish Weddings

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Preparation for an Orthodox Jewish wedding might not include a running of the brides, but there are some added details, on top of the usual wedding preparations. That’s why hundreds of couples — and some singles — attended the “Big Fat Jewish Wedding Expo,” Monday night.

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Snapshot | Christmas Tree Shopping During Historic High Temps

Monday, November 28, 2011

On the warmest November 28th since 1990, when temperatures reached 69 degrees, Monday broke 70. And at the Soho Trees Christmas tree stand, customers still bought their Douglas Firs and Canadian Balsams.

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5 Years Later, Sean Bell's Fiancée Revisits Scene of Shooting

Friday, November 25, 2011

Five years ago today, Sean Bell was shot and killed by police as he left his bachelor party. To memorialize Bell, his fiancée, Nicole Paultre Bell, headed to the corner of Liverpool Street (now named Sean Bell Way) and 94th Avenue, as she does every year. “That’s my time to think about everything that we’ve been through, everything that Sean went through that night just trying to make it home to his family,” she said.

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Watch | Tour the Secrets of Grand Central Terminal

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Each day, more than 700,000 people pass through Grand Central Terminal — one of the city's famous landmarks. WNYC took a behind-the-scenes tour of this historic terminal station.

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Look | Protesters Return to Occupy Zuccotti Park

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Hundreds of protesters returned to Zuccotti Park early Tuesday evening, about an hour after a ruling by Manhattan Supreme Court ruled that they could legally return to the park. Police cleared a path at the north and south ends of the park and a steady stream of protesters filed in to cheers and applause.

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