Tracie Hunte

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

Disease Quarantines Have an Ugly History

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Public health officials must balance the public good and an individual's liberty.


Few Shelters in Queens, So Homeless Families Head to the Bronx

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A new report shows how New York City's homeless crisis is being shouldered across the five boroughs.

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Helping Hand? Obama Stumps for Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The president's visit comes as Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are locked in a tight race.


MTA Chief: Metro-North Staff Overworked and Fatigued

Monday, October 13, 2014

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast told NTSB investigators that traffic control staff worked without a day off for weeks.
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More Flooding To Come in Region's Coastal Areas

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A report from the Union of Concerned Scientists shows areas like Jamaica Bay in Queens could see 10 times more flooding by 2045. 

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NYC's Catholic Cardinal and Couples Called to Rome to Talk Family Values

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Divorce, Same Sex Unions and "Living in Sin" are topics of debate at Pope Francis's special Vatican synod, or meeting, this week.


Closing Hudson River Amtrak Tunnels 'Can't Be Done,' Despite Damage

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Amtrak is recommending that four Sandy-damaged tunnels on the East River be closed for repairs, one by one. But not the Hudson tunnels. The consequences for that would be catastrophic.
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Al Sharpton Turns 60: From Flamethrower to Power Broker

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Peniel Joseph, professor of History at Tufts University and the author of several books about the civil rights movement, said Sharpton continues to be a catalyst for action. 

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Enterovirus D-68 Appears in New York

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Two New York children have been diagnosed with the respiratory illness first noticed in the Midwest.


Brooklyn Museum Director Steps Down

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Alan Lehman dropped the word "art" from the museum's name and brought to NYC a painting of the Virgin Mary decorated with elephant dung. Now he's retiring.


Journalists Face New Threats Abroad

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Former photojournalist Michael Kamber talks about the risks facing journalists, following the deaths of James Foley and Steven Sotloff.


Are NJ's New, Riskier, 'Alternative Investments' a Good Idea?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Jersey is putting more pension money into private companies, real estate and hedge funds.

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NYC Activist Shares Experiences in Ferguson

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Jesus Gonzalez met with members of Michael Brown's family, including his parents. 


Macy's Pays $650,000 to Settle Discrimination Claims

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

After an investigation, Macy's agrees to make changes.

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Late Summer Shows Offer a Break from Reruns and Reality TV

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Outlander and The Knick are two shows to see.


How to Catch a Bat

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Hint: not with your shoe or a rolled-up newspaper.

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Healing the Rift Between Police and Public

Friday, August 08, 2014


Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton say they want to reset the relationship and expand community policing, but how will they overcome the distrust that has been hard to bridge in the past?

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The Russian Hackers Behind the Largest Cyber Breach Ever

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

A group of Russian hackers has reportedly stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords and 500,000 emails addresses from people around the globe. According to a report published Tuesday in The New York Times, the cyber criminals collected the confidential information from 420,000 websites for everything from small businesses to Fortune ...


Antique Ship Mystery Solved

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The clue: a Revolutionary white oak.


How the Case Against BNP Paribas was Pieced Together

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

BNP Paribas will pay a record $8.9 billion fine. That's big news — but just how the case against the bank was pieced together is even more fascinating.