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Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

Stephen Nessen appears in the following:

In Brighton Beach, Turkish Ex-Pats Pay Close Attention to Unrest Overseas

Monday, June 03, 2013

Many Turkish ex-pats in New York City woke up Monday to news of further protests and unrest in their home country.

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City's 911 Call Center Disrupted by 4th Glitch

Friday, May 31, 2013

The city's new 911 system was again disrupted overnight when some work stations went off-line in what is the the fourth computer glitch since new software was installed Wednesday, officials said.

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City's 911 Call Center Crashes Over Tech Snafu

Thursday, May 30, 2013

New York City rolled out a new 911 emergency call system on Wednesday, but a glitch took several computers offline for 12 minutes — leaving some operators at the city's main call center in Brooklyn to write notes by hand.

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Cooper Union Student Protests Spill into Graduation Ceremony

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Cooper Union's graduating class used Wednesday's ceremony to display their disapproval for the school's plan to begin charging tuition in 2014, for the first time in its history. Many students, including the student speaker, refused to shake hands with President Jamshed Bharucha when receiving their diplomas on stage.

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Red Cross has Millions in Unspent Donations After Sandy

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

WNYC

The Red Cross has raked in $303 million in donations since Sandy struck the region last October, but the organization has only spent two-thirds of that, leaving $111 million in its coffers.

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Judge to Give 2 Cents About Who Taps Starbucks' Tip Jar

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

New York's highest court is hearing arguments Tuesday about whether Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors and assistant managers.

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New York City Beaches to Open for First Time Since Sandy

Friday, May 24, 2013

The city's beaches officially open Saturday. But in many areas ravaged by Sandy, like in the Rockaways, the beaches are still a work in progress.

"Ideally, we would hope there would be a lot of people on the beach," said Rockaway resident Monica Lynch. "I don't know if that is ...

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Anthony Weiner: I'm In Race for Mayor

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

WNYC

Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.

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Cops Tempting Would-Be Thieves With Wallets Is Unfair, Ethicist Says

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The NYPD’s practice of leaving wallets, cash and bags in plain sight and arresting those who pick them up promotes immoral behavior, according to an ethicist.

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Latest Security Plan for WTC Site Reduces Traffic and Parking

Friday, May 17, 2013

The NYPD's latest plan for security measures at the World Trade Center site are out and open for public comment. The proposal would ring the 16-acre World Trade Center site with various security measures.

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Hofstra Student Shot Dead in Botched Robbery

Friday, May 17, 2013

A 21-year-old Hofstra junior and a masked robber were shot dead Friday morning in what authorities described as a police-involved shooting.

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Vito Lopez's Brooklyn Backers: 'He's a Good Man'

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Some Brooklyn constituents say they are unfazed by the scathing ethics report that described in lurid detail how Assemblyman Vito Lopez allegedly sexually harassed female staffers – and they are standing by him.

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Judge Tosses Out Indictment of Officer Who Shot Teen

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The indictment against an NYPD officer who shot and killed a Bronx teen last year was thrown out today.

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NY Women Weigh in as Surgeon Says Jolie's Surgery Not for Everyone

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

"This isn’t for everybody.”

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City to Get $1.77B in Sandy Aid

Friday, May 10, 2013

"Are there going to be strings attached?” — Michael Murr, of hard-hit Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, who is paying for repairs to his home out of pocket.

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With Spire Installed, WTC Tower Becomes World's 3rd Largest

Friday, May 10, 2013

The silver steel spire was installed atop One World Trade Center on Friday – making the 1776-foot structure the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

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As Corruption Scandal Widens, Black Political Leaders Reflect on Implications

Thursday, May 09, 2013

There’s a sense that the widening corruption probe is a sad end to what once seemed to be a promising moment for black political power in Albany.

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Lessons from San Francisco as Paid Sick Leave Bill Passes NYC

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

The City Council passed a landmark paid sick leave bill on Wednesday. The bill, which would require five paid sick days a year, would affect 300,000 New Yorkers and apply to businesses with 20 or more employees starting April 1, 2014.

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Brooklyn Park Named After Beastie Boy MCA

Friday, May 03, 2013

"Everything has been surreal for me for the past 30 years, it just adds onto another completely odd moment. Some of them have been very happy, some of them have been very sad. Today has been both of those." — Ad-Rock, Beastie Boys

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'Model' Politician: Snapshot of Liu Coverage in the Chinese Press

Friday, May 03, 2013

The New York Post refers to Liu as an “embattled” politician while the Hong Kong-based World Journal refers to Liu as "a model Chinese politician."

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