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The Mad Men Pre-Game Show

Mad Men Goes to Therapy

Thursday, April 09, 2015

While the characters on this show might be "OK," they're never actually ok. Why not?

Studio 360

The Golden Age of Rap Captured on Film

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York chronicles hip-hop's heyday with photos of figures like LL Cool J and Queen Latifah before they were famous.
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WQXR Blog

New York Philharmonic Names Frank Huang Concertmaster

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The New York Philharmonic on Wednesday named Frank Huang of the Houston Symphony Orchestra as its next concertmaster, replacing Glenn Dicterow.
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The Jonathan Channel

God Bless The Child

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

In 1941, Billie Holiday co-wrote the lyrics to her famous song, "God Bless the Child". Jonathan Schwartz walks us through it, its lyrics and the process of writing the classic tune.

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WNYC News

Public School Parents Largely True Believers in Vaccination

Monday, April 06, 2015

In New York State, you must make a religious declaration to exempt your child from legally-required vaccines. In the city, WNYC found relatively few public school parents seek waivers.

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WNYC News

Where New York City Kids Are Not Getting Vaccinated

Friday, April 03, 2015

WNYC is the first to obtain access to vaccination rates in the largest public school system in the U.S. And now, you can look them up.

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WNYC News

'Just Vote Already' Boosts Bronx Turnout

Monday, March 30, 2015

WNYC
WNYC's get-out-the-vote experiment in one election district yields promising results.

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Transportation Nation

Fewer New Yorkers Are Dying in Traffic Crashes

Monday, March 23, 2015

Traffic deaths are down in New York City, compared to this time last year. 
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WNYC News

Don't Miss a Buzzer Beater with WNYC's Nailbiter Bot

Friday, March 20, 2015

WNYC
March Madness is packed with last-minute thrillers. Our Nailbiter Bot on Twitter lets you know when games go down to the wire.

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The Takeaway

The Mobile Tool for NCAA Maniacs: Nailbiter Bot

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Sign up for the Nailbiter Bot to get alerts when a men's or women's NCAA tournament game is close with under 3:00 left.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Where the Speed Cameras Are

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Officials won’t say where they’ve placed 51 speed cameras in New York City. But based on where and when tickets were issued, we found them -- and figured out how effective they've been.

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WNYC News

Do Speed Cameras Make Streets Safer or Just Rake in Millions? Yes.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Officials won't say where they've placed NYC's controversial speed cameras, but we found out and mapped them.

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WNYC News

In Newark, Almost Half of Last Year's Murders Remain Unsolved

Monday, February 16, 2015

WNYC
About 75 percent of those killed in Newark are deliberate targets over drug territory, according to the police director. Of last year's 93 murders, 42 have not yet led to an arrest. 

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WNYC News

How Likely Are You To Be Seriously Stressed Out?

Friday, February 06, 2015

WNYC
The results of the Health Department's 2013 survey show who suffers the most in this chaotic city.

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Schoolbook

1/4 of NYC Students Absent During Sleet-Storm

Monday, February 02, 2015

Decision made Sunday to keep schools open Monday.
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On The Media

I Am a Real Person

Friday, January 23, 2015

When Time Washington bureau chief Michael Scherer got a call from a telemarketer, he knew the voice on the other end of the line wasn't right. She kept insisting she was, in fact, human.

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WNYC News

Why MetroCards Are Like Paper Towels

Thursday, January 22, 2015

WNYC
A WNYC data analysis shows that buying in bulk has its price: Riders from poor neighborhoods use more expensive fare cards.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Day in a Nonemployed Life

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A recent Upshot article from the NY Times compared how "non-employed" men and women spend their days: men watched more TV, women socialize more. How do you spend your non-employed days?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Our Data, Our Rules?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

A new book argues for more regulation of our personal data.

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Transportation Nation

Variations in Tip Button Math Nets Cabbies $5.2M Annually

Monday, January 05, 2015

Credit card machines in New York City cabs suggest tips of 20, 25 or 30 percent. But it turns out many riders end up tipping 21 percent. Why?
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