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Tracie Hunte

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

Reports: Building Shaking in SoHo

Thursday, September 19, 2013

A six-story apartment building in SoHo has been evacuated after officials say they received reports that it was shaking.

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Today In Politics: Primary Day

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Of the 2.9 million registered voters in New York City, less than a million are expected to head to the polls today for the New York City Primary election. 

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Today In Politics: Candidates Fan Out Across the City in Final Push

Friday, September 06, 2013

The Democratic candidates running for mayor were all over the five boroughs on Thursday, presenting their closing arguments to voters before they head to the polls on Tuesday.

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Today In Politics: Five More Days

Thursday, September 05, 2013

With just five more days to go before the city's primary elections, the candidates competing to be New York City's next mayor and comptroller are working overtime to make their case with the voters.

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Today In Politics: Campaigns Step Up Attacks in Final Week

Monday, September 02, 2013

Labor Day kicks off the last full week of campaigning before Primary Day next Tuesday and the candidates running for mayor and comptroller are in overdrive.

Errol Louis, host of New York One's Road to City Hall, says expect to see some relentless negative attacks in the next week. "Just a big mud fight," he said, "over the next seven days."

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You Can Now Adopt the Subway Kittens

Friday, August 30, 2013

The two kittens that shut down a section of the B and Q subway lines when they escaped onto the tracks are now up for adoption.

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Stringer, Spitzer Tied in Race for Comptroller: Poll

Thursday, August 29, 2013

The race for city comptroller is heating up.

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Today In Politics: De Blasio Surges Ahead in Poll

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

For the past few week, Bill DeBlasio's Democratic mayoral rivals have been hitting him pretty hard and now we know why. A new Quinnipiac University Poll has the public advocate leading the pack at 36 percent. His closest competitors, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and former Comptroller Bill Thompson are polling at 21 and 20 percent.

WNYC's Anna Sale says the results are surprising. "Thirty-six percent is a big number," she said. "And at the start of this week there was a sense that Christine Quinn was recapturing some momentum with these big three newspaper endorsements from the New York Times, the New York Post and the New York Daily News."

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Explaining the Time Warner, CBS Dispute

Thursday, August 22, 2013

It's been 20 days since the CBS blackout went into effect for the area's three million Time Warner customers and there's been little indication that anything is going to change anytime soon. 

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Bill Lynch, Former Deputy Mayor and Democratic Political Strategist, Dies

Friday, August 09, 2013

William Lynch, a former deputy mayor in David Dinkins administration who for 40 years played an active role in city, state and national politics, has died. He was 72.

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A-Rod's Background Points to Troubled Path

Monday, August 05, 2013

Judgment Day for Alex Rodriguez has arrived. Major League Baseball hit the Yankees slugger with a 211-game suspension that will keep him out the rest of this season and through 2014.  

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On the Media’s Bob Garfield on Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks and the NSA

Friday, August 02, 2013

It was a big week of news on the national security front. While NSA contractor turned leaker Edward Snowden was securing asylum in Russia, the Guardian newspaper, which first published his revelations, uncovered more about the agency's controversial surveillance programs. 

 

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Olympian Johnny Weir Says Russian Olympic Boycott Is Misguided

Thursday, August 01, 2013

U.S. Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir said he opposes boycotts to protest Russia's new anti-gay law because it hurts athletes and ordinary people.   

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Plane Scare as Landing Gear Malfunctions on LGA Runway

Monday, July 22, 2013

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Officials say the plane skidded on its nose down the 7,000-foot runway before coming to a halt on a grassy area.

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Hudson River Teeming With Sewage-Linked Bacteria: Study

Friday, July 19, 2013

This week's heat wave has many in our area heading to the water, but a new study from Columbia University suggests cooling off in the Hudson might not be a good idea.

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King: I'm Considering a Run for President

Friday, July 19, 2013

Long Island Congressman Peter King says he's seriously considering a run for president in 2016.

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City Scorched By Soaring Temps

Thursday, July 18, 2013

New Yorkers should continue to brace for sizzling temperatures as the week-long heat wave marches on — one of just seven heat waves this length ever to scorch the city.

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Trayvon Martin and the National Conversation on Race

Monday, July 15, 2013

George Zimmerman's acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin is re-igniting calls for a national conversation about race. CNN news analysts and other on-air personalities repeated the phrase several times over the weekend as emotions ran high. But is it the media's job after racially charged events like this to facilitate the conversation?

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Interview: Federal Prosecutors Try Again for Death Penalty for Cop Killer

Friday, July 12, 2013

No one has been executed in New York State in 50 years, but federal prosecutors are determined to change that.  They returned to court this month to try for a death sentence for Ronell Wilson.  

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Have Disgraced Candidates Turned NYC Into a Laughingstock?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

With ex-politicians Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer and Vito Lopez all eyeing spots on the ballot this fall, New York Times columnist Gail Collins wonders whether politics in New York City has become a punchline to the rest of the country.

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