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WNYC News

Doctorow's Roots in New York Ran Deep

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The novelist was born in the Bronx, and went on to teach at New York University.

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WNYC News

Co-Op City Not Cooperating, Say Regulators

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The board of Co-Op City has been warned by regulators that it's entering a crisis of its own making and could face a non-monetary default.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

How Five Lawyers In The Bronx Hacked Lunch For A Year

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Lunch Bunch started a year ago, and they are going strong.
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WNYC News

Mother's Crime Could Haunt Assembly Speaker Heastie

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie profited off the sale of an apartment his mother purchased with money she embezzled from her former employer.

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WNYC News

Bronx Landlord Settles Racial Discrimination Case

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Fair Housing Justice Center filed the complaint after white people were told apartments were available — on the same day prospective black tenants were told they weren't.

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WNYC News

De Blasio: $150M for Hunts Point Market

Thursday, March 05, 2015

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Mayor announces investment to fortify the city's food supply — and calls on business leaders to take up arms in the fight against inequality.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Arlene and Alan Alda on Growing Up In the Bronx

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Arlene Alda's new book, Just Kids from the Bronx: Telling It the Way It Was, is a portrait of the Bronx from the early twentieth century until today.

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WNYC News

Legionnaires' Disease Found at Co-op City; Eight Sickened

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Eight of the Bronx's 12 cases of Legionnaires' disease since December were found in Co-op City.

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WNYC News

Two Arrested in Bronx Shooting of NYPD Officers

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Two arrests have been made in connection to Monday night's shooting of two plainclothes officers responding to a grocery store robbery in the Bronx.

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The Sporkful

The Puerto Rican Egg Nog That Puts The Feliz In Your Navidad

Monday, December 22, 2014

We talk to coquito masters in Harlem and a moonshiner in the Bronx to learn about the holiday drink that’s the centerpiece of a Puerto Rican Christmas celebration.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Stories From People Who Stayed And Fought For The Bronx During the Turbulent 1970s and 80s

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Emita Brady Hill and Susan Boyd discuss the elected officials, religious leaders, and activists who played a positive role during a pivotal time for the borough.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Fighting Big Oil, Fighting for The Bronx

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

William D. Cohan on Big Oil's fossil-fuel reserves. Emita Brady Hill and Susan Boyd on Bronx activism. Dana Canedy on having "the talk" with her son. Jeffrey Deitch on innovative art.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Melissa Clark on Alternative Thanksgiving, Jazz singer Sheila Jordan, Growing Up in the Bronx

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Photographer Captures The Perils, and Hopes, of Children Growing Up in The Bronx

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

In the 1970s, the Bronx was one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the country. Children created communities and makeshift families for support, but many did not survive.

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WNYC News

Former Bronx Legislator Escapes Prison Sentence

Monday, November 17, 2014

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Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro, who worked as a mole for investigators in a corruption probe, received a lenient sentence in a Bronx criminal court on Monday.

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WNYC News

Bronx Honors New Yorker Edgar Allan Poe on Halloween

Friday, October 31, 2014

Edgar Allan Poe , the godfather of Gothic horror, spent his last years in a farmhouse in the Bronx where he wrote "Annabelle Lee," "The Bells" and "The Cask of Amontillado." 

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WNYC News

Why Won’t Morris Park Vote Already?

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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This five-block election district in the northeast Bronx has one of the highest rates of registered voters in the city. But four out of ten haven't been to the polls since 2010. 

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Radio Rookies

Stories From the Bronx: Radio Rookies Workshop at DreamYard

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

WNYC
Radio Rookies led a three-week storytelling workshop at the DreamYard Art Center in the Bronx. 

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WNYC News

City Sees Climb in Fatal Heroin Overdoses

Thursday, August 28, 2014

WNYC
A crackdown on the prescription painkillers known as opioids may be yielding dividends, but may also be driving some people to heroin.

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WNYC News

An Event to Support Bronx Kids Sounds Like a 2016 Warmup

Friday, July 25, 2014

The former first lady was surrounded by prominent Latino elected leaders and looked primed to embark on a presidential campaign.

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