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Tracie Hunte

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

New Yorkers Give Sanchez Slight Edge Over Tebow as Jets QB: Poll

Friday, April 13, 2012

WNYC

Most New Yorkers want to see Mark Sanchez as starting quarterback for the New York Jets over newly acquired Tim Tebow – even though the incumbent QB holds a slim four-point advantage over the former polarizing Denver Bronco, a new poll finds. Who's your favorite New York athlete?

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Photographer Finds 70-Year-Old World’s Fair Negatives

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Amateur photographer and collector Lynne Rostochile made one her most interesting finds to date at an Oklahoma flea market: a box of 70-year-old 35mm negatives shot during the 1939-'40 New York World’s Fair.

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27 Projects Passed in Participatory Budget Vote

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

WNYC

Nearly 6,000 residents in four council districts green lit projects from security cameras in public housing in Upper Manhattan to an outdoor performance space in the Rockaways, according to the results of the city’s first-ever participatory budget vote released Wednesday.

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Results of Final Community-Led Neighborhood Budget Vote Expected Monday

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Some Brooklyn and Manhattan community members who had a hand in choosing the projects to finance in their neighborhoods will soon find out how $1 million of their tax dollars will be spent.

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Murray Lender, the Man behind Lender's Bagels, Dies at 81

Thursday, March 22, 2012

WNYC

Murray Lender, who helped turn his father’s small Connecticut bakery into a national company that introduced bagels to many Americans for the first time, has died in Florida. He was 81.

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Local Farmers Say Spring Weather Has Sent Wrong Signal to Plants

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Spring officially begins next month, but uncharacteristically warm winter is sending a different signal to the area’s plants, according to local farmers.

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Marie Colvin, War Reporter, Dies in Syria

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Relatives of a foreign correspondent from Long Island killed while covering the Syrian uprising are remembering Marie Colvin's tenacious spirit and dedication to her craft.

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Famed NJ Rock Club The Court Tavern Mysteriously Shuttered

Sunday, January 29, 2012

WNYC
A New Brunswick rock club known for its gritty atmosphere, cheap beer and a basement that featured some of the most exciting rock bands to come out of New Jersey, has shut down after more than 30 years.

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Indian Point Reactor Remains Shut Down

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

WNYC

A reactor at the Indian Point Nuclear Plant that was shut down for repairs should be back online before the end of the week, officials with the company said Tuesday.

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Officials Look to Ax NJ School Board Members for Failing to Complete Background Check

Friday, January 13, 2012

WNYC

The New Jersey Department of Education said Thursday that 200 school board members must step down from their posts for failure to complete a required criminal background check.

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State Parks Finally Open to Hikers After Year of Wild Weather

Sunday, December 25, 2011

WNYC
After a summer and fall that brought torrential rains, a Tropical Storm and a freak October snowstorm, walking trails in the state parks of New York and New Jersey are open for hikers.

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Cornell Wins City's Science Campus Contest

Monday, December 19, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared Cornell University the winner of a competition to build an applied sciences campus in New York City.

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City Cracks Down on Performers in Parks

Monday, December 05, 2011

Artists complained on Sunday they have been unfairly slapped with fines in city parks since the implementation of a regulation more than a year ago that prohibits them from collecting money within 50 feet of a monument or fountain.

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Food Trucks Should Get Letter Grades, Lawmaker Says

Sunday, December 04, 2011

WNYC

Food trucks and carts should be governed under the same letter-grading system that currently applies to New York City restaurants, according to a Queens lawmaker.

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NY Botanical Garden Celebrates Restoration of Ancient Forest

Sunday, November 06, 2011

WNYC

The New York Botanical Garden is celebrating the restoration of the its old-growth forest on Saturday and Sunday.

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ACS Agrees to Better Protect Kids Aging Out of Foster Care

Friday, October 21, 2011

WNYC

The city has agreed to provide better services for children aging out of the foster care system, the Administration for Children’s Services vowed on Friday.

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Mikhail Baryshnikov Donates Archive to New York Public Library

Friday, October 07, 2011

WNYC

Like most New Yorkers, Mikhail Baryshnikov had a bit of a storage problem. So when the dancer and his wife were getting ready to move, Baryshnikov donated 35 boxes filled with videos, photos, letters and documents -- his archive -- to the New York Public Library.

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Expanded 9/11 Victims' Fund Opens to Applicants

Monday, October 03, 2011

WNYC

The Department of Justice is expected to re-open the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund starting Monday — allowing people whose illness didn't manifest until the months and years after the attacks to be covered for the first time.

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Construction Coalition Pleads Not Guilty to Threatening Builders

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The two top leaders of a Bronx-based coalition of Hispanic construction workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they threatened builders with violence in order to extract money and jobs from them.

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Judge Strikes Down City Plan to Deactivate Fire Alarm Call Boxes

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

WNYC

The city's plan to dismantle its 130-year-old fire alarm call box system was dealt a blow Monday when a federal judge ruled the plan discriminated against the deaf and hearing impaired.

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