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Congestion Pricing: If At First You Don't Succeed...

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Sam Schwartz & Alex Matthiessen talk about MoveNY's proposal to fund bridge and road repairs and ease congestion in Manhattan by putting new tolls in place on the East River bridges.
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Parks & Recap: Career Moves

Thursday, February 19, 2015

This week on Parks & Recreation, April & Andy make plans to move to DC for April's new job, and Leslie gets a new DC-based gig, too. Brian and friends offer their reactions.
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Congestion Pricing; the Power 100; & Parks & Recap

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A new congestion pricing proposal; Parks & Recreation TV club; the Oscar-nominated doc "The Salt of the Earth;" City & State's Power 100 and a call-in for the Muslim community.
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Oscar Docs: The Salt of the Earth

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Our series of conversations with the directors of the five Oscar-nominated documentaries continues with Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, the co-director of "The Salt of the Earth."
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How the Power 100 Affect You

Thursday, February 19, 2015

City & State released its annual "Power 100" list. Gerson Borrero, editor-at-large for City & State, discusses the power rankings and what they mean for policy. 
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Bergen County's Sunday Shopping Ban Explained

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Bergen County is the last county in the U.S. with blue laws that prohibit shopping for certain kinds of goods on Sundays. We asked Bergen County residents for their thoughts on the ban.
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Why Some Sandy Damage Reports Were Falsified

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

After engineers' reports originally confirmed Sandy-related damage for thousands of homes, many homeowners are being denied compensation from insurers, prompting allegations of fraud.
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Does Acting Matter?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Film writer and author David Thomson argues that good acting serves a bigger purpose than simple entertainment. 
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Boston's Long, Snowy Winter Slog

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

For most Bostonians, the snow lost any luster it may have had several storms ago. We'll check in on how our neighbors to the north are dealing with this winter's historic amount of snow.
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Style over Substance: The Influence and Importance of Black Fashion

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Pratt professor & designer Adrienne Jones and ESPN's Scoop Jackson discuss the paradox of black fashion: a lot of influence...but not a lot of corporate power.
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Boston’s Blizzards; Possible Sandy Fraud & the Black Fashion Paradox

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Possible Sandy insurance fraud; the black fashion paradox; how Bostonians are coping with all that snow; NJ blue laws and why great acting is about so much more than just entertainment. 
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The Pope Wants You to Populate

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Pope Francis is emphasizing the importance of having kids. Was your decision to have children (or not) based on a sense of moral, cultural or religious duty?
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Gov. Christie Flip-Flops on Common Core

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Governor Christie previously supported common core but now says he has "grave doubts" about the standards. NJ Spotlight's John Mooney explains what this means for education in NJ.
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Oscar Docs: Last Days in Vietnam

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The filmmaker Rory Kennedy talks about her Oscar-nominated documentary "Last Days in Vietnam," which examines how the American evacuation from Saigon echoed the entire war.
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A Neuroscience Pioneer Reflects

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Michael Gazzaniga, who's known as the "the father of cognitive neuroscience," looks back on his career, from his days at Dartmouth through his discovery of the "split-brain" and beyond. 
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Unrest From Cairo to Jerusalem

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Two New York Times correspondents in Cairo and Jerusalem, along with The Forward's editor-in-chief, discuss the two dominant stories out of their respective bureaus this week.
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Christie & Common Core; Neuroscience Pioneer & Oscar Docs

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Governor Christie's Common Core change of heart; violence roils Egypt and Libya; why have kids?; neuroscience pioneer Michael Gazzaniga and documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy.
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Chores, Allowance & After-School Jobs For Your Kids

Monday, February 16, 2015

New York Times "Your Money" columnist Ron Lieber explains his approach to chores, allowance and after-school jobs for kids of all ages.
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Police Reporters Open Their Notebooks

Monday, February 16, 2015

After an eventful few months of police-community and police-City Hall relations, we've asked three reporters familiar with the inner workings of One Police Plaza to trade notes. 
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As New York Goes...

Monday, February 16, 2015

How does the conversation about inequality here in New York influence the rest of the country? 
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