Tracie Hunte

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

Women in Combat: A Mother's View

Thursday, January 24, 2013

“Women are getting stronger. Their will is stronger. They want that challenge the same as some men,” said Dineen Snyder, mother of Sgt. Devin Snyder, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011.

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MulchFest Aims for No Christmas Trees Left Behind

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Curbside pickups for Christmas Trees ended Saturday, but New Yorkers who still want to give their dried out trees new life still have a chance this weekend at the parks department's annual MulchFest.

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Crossbow Hunting Law Set to Expire Dec. 31st

Sunday, December 30, 2012

The New Year means hunters in New York will no longer be able to use crossbows to hunt big game. Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a law that would have expanded cross bow hunting for another two years because of a provision attached to the measure.


Apocalypse Now: Mayor Quips That He's Prepared for Doomsday

Friday, December 14, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he has some plans for the coming apocalypse. Doomsday theorists predict the world will end next week.


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.