Tracie Hunte

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

Bloomberg Says He'll Override Taxi Dissenters

Friday, December 14, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is dismissing reports that City Comptroller John Liu will not sign off on the new generation of taxis.

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Confessed Subway Pusher Says He Didn't Mean to Kill Victim

Monday, December 10, 2012

The man police say pushed a Queens father in front of an oncoming train that struck and killing him, says he's sorry about what happened and only meant to act in self defense.


Rockaway Pipeline Project Set to Move Forward

Sunday, December 02, 2012

A pipeline operator is moving forward with plans to build a natural gas pipeline through the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay, despite concerns about the area's vulnerability to storms like Sandy.

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Astoria Park May Be Home to Ski Slope This Winter

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Ski lovers looking to hit the slopes may not have to look any farther than Queens.

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Newborn, Mom Killed in Bronx

Friday, October 26, 2012

A 1-month-old girl died after a fire tore through the Bronx apartment where he mother was found stabbed to death, officials said.


Wiretap Excerpts Released in Liu Case

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Newly released transcripts from wiretapped conversations stemming from a federal probe of City Comptroller John Liu reveal the Democrat may have known more about his campaign fundraising than previously thought.


Council Tests BOE Preparedness Ahead of Election

Monday, October 15, 2012


More than two million voters are expected to cast ballots in New York City on Election Day – and officials want to make sure the Board of Elections is adequately prepared following criticism of its handling of the June primary.


Jim Lehrer Defends Debate Moderating Performance

Monday, October 08, 2012

It was Lehrer on Lehrer, when veteran PBS newsman Jim Lehrer stopped by The Brian Lehrer Show to explain the importance of presidential debates, stress the vital need for federal funding for public broadcasting and defend his own controversial moderating performance from the first Obama-Romney debate.

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Efforts to Save Tot in Need of Bone Marrow Match Come to Chinatown

Saturday, September 29, 2012

The nationwide effort to save a 2-year-old California boy is coming to Chinatown this weekend.


Honoring the Man Who Helped Save Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Fifty-four years ago this month, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Harlem signing copies of his book, when a mentally disturbed woman plunged a steel letter opener into his chest.

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Bloomberg Says First Amendment Means Tolerating Despicable Things

Friday, September 21, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the MTA has no choice but to comply with a court order that allows a controversial pro-Israel ad from appearing in ten subway stations.

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Top Critics Weigh Broadway Fall Season

Monday, September 17, 2012

Many critics say they are unimpressed by the Great White Way's fall lineup. We asked two to weigh in on hits and misses for the new crop of Broadway shows that include Annie, Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf? and Glengarry Glen Ross.


Damage from July Storm Keeps Congregation Out of Church

Sunday, September 09, 2012

A 19th-century Episcopal church in Brooklyn has still not been able to hold services nearly eight weeks after it was damaged in a thunderstorm.


Notable New Brunswick Music Venue Set to Re-Open

Sunday, August 12, 2012

A gritty New Brunswick, N.J, rock club, which shuttered in January, is getting ready for an encore.


Pol Pushes for Gun Buy Backs Amid Question of Effectiveness

Sunday, July 15, 2012

A Queens lawmaker last week called for more gun buy-back programs in the wake of a triple fatal shooting. But experts cast doubt on the effectiveness of the program to thwart crime.

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Bus Returning from Casino Crashes on I-95

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Twenty-four people were hurt Wednesday after the driver of a bus returning from the Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut lost control and crashed on Interstate 95.


Embattled Bronx Councilman Larry Seabrook Set to Face Retrial

Monday, June 18, 2012

Federal prosecutors will get a second chance this week to try to prove City Councilman Larry Seabrook misdirected hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to nonprofits he controlled.


Tonys Set to Be An Awards Show Smackdown

Friday, June 08, 2012

The Tony Awards, to be held on Sunday and to be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will include showdowns between Nina Arianda in "Venus In Fur" and Tracie Bennett in "End of the Rainbow"; and Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Corden in the Best Actor category. "Once" will also be going up against "Newsies" for the Tony for best musical.


Law Change May Help Restore Crumbling Pier 40, Groups Says

Sunday, June 03, 2012

The group overseeing Pier 40 on the West Side of Manhattan wants to change the law to allow for new kinds of commerce to help generate revenue for the crumbling, cash-strapped structure.

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Ultra-Orthodox Hosts Sold-Out Event at Citi Field on Tech Risks

Sunday, May 20, 2012

More than 40,000 ulta-Orthodox Jewish men will gather at Citi Field Sunday to discuss how to use modern technology – including how to avoid potential dangers of the Internet.

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