Euro Woes

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

The fate of the European currency system could hinge on a few countries’ poor economies. Despite the stability of nations like France and Germany, will the collective weight that Greece, Portugal and Spain are putting on the Euro pull everyone down? Plus, wildlife is invading (or maybe reclaiming) the suburbs. And selling the census in a 21st century ad market.

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Gambling on Casinos

Gaming plays into the biggest budget and political stories on both sides of the Hudson. Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for the Daily News and WNYC's Bob Hennelly discuss the controversy over the bidding process for the Aqueduct racino to the financial hit New Jersey is taking as revenues drop ...

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Where Worlds Collide: Wildlife in the Suburbs

Stephen DeStefano, research professor in the Department of Natural Resources Conservation at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and leader of the U.S. Geological Survey's Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and author of Coyote at the Kitchen Door: Living with Wildlife in Suburbia (Harvard University Press, 2010), ...

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Trouble in Europe

Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg BusinessWeek, discusses the troubling economies of Portugal and Greece, and how their weakness could spell trouble for more stable nations around the world.

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Bushwick Foreclosures

In the past few years, about 1,500 homes have gone into foreclosure in Bushwick. Eva Sanchis, metro news editor for El Diario/La Prensa and a reporter with Feet in Two Worlds, a project of the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School, has written a ...

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Selling the Census

The 2010 Census is coming, and the government wants you to know about it. New York Times advertising columnist Stuart Elliot discusses the media blitz - and the large amounts of funding - that drives census awareness.

Snapshot of America: The Census Ad Campaign (See ...

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Group Project: Help Test Gov't Transparency

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Help us test the government's new transparency initiatives. How easy is the system? How useful is the information?

The Obama administration requested that government agencies post data online in an easily searchable ...

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