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Ex-NLF Player Aaron Hernandez Convicted of First-Degree Murder

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The conviction seals the downfall of the former New England Patriots star who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him. 

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 422: His Name Is Carl

Monday, April 13, 2015

Rebecca Greenberg recently came to StoryCorps with her mother, Laura, to hear about the characters Laura grew up with in Queens during the '50s. She also heard Laura's version of her parents' courtship. It only seemed fair to invite the family back so Rebecca's father, Carl, could tell his side of the story.

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Respite From the Storm

Thursday, February 05, 2015

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Temporary respite centers, as alternatives to hospitals, could be a big part of the future of mental-health care in New York. It's a new model — based on one from 40 years ago.

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In Foster Care, Treating the Trigger

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

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Research suggests that abuse, abandonment and neglect can change the way a child's brain develops. Doctors are now treating some of the city's most vulnerable children for PTSD.

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Reading, Writing and Psychotherapy: When Schools Step In

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

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Schools are an early point of detection for serious emotional problems, but most don't have the resources or training to respond. This rambunctious 9-year-old is one of the lucky ones.

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The Takeaway

Architect of 'Broken Windows' Defends His Theory

Monday, January 26, 2015

George Kelling, one of the professors behind the "broken windows" theory of policing, says cops should operate on behalf of citizens, not in the name of racking up arrests.

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New Jersey's Obamacare Limbo

Monday, November 10, 2014

Tens of thousands of Newark’s poor have applied for Medicaid since the ACA launched a year ago. Now if only someone would approve their applications.

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Six Months After 9/11: The Weight of the Grief Hung in the Air

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Six months after September 11,  the city continued to reel from the shock of the attacks. We began to ask the questions that would help us put the city together again. 

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Cranes Over Buffalo

Friday, October 31, 2014

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The upstate city, which voted against Gov. Cuomo four years ago, is on the cusp of a comeback with a promised $1 billion state investment. But not everyone is feeling the glow.

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New Yorkers Flock to Flu Shots

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Are they buying the mayor's message the vaccine can help with the Ebola fight, indirectly, or is it just much more widely available?

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 395: Bright in Spots

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Phil and Philip Mortillaro, a father-and-son locksmith team, talk about the family business.

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StoryCorps 392: Outcast and OK

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Darnell Moore tells his friend Bryan Epps about an incident that shaped his youth.

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Report: NY, NJ See Drop in Crime Rate, Prison Population

Friday, September 26, 2014

A new study is questioning long-held assumptions that the best way to fight crime is to get tough on sanctions and dole out longer prison sentences.

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USAID Steps Up to Fight Ebola

Friday, September 26, 2014

Nancy Lindborg, assistant administrator for USAID, describes the multi-pronged approach the agency is taking to curb the spread of the Ebola epidemic. 

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On The Media

BREAKING: A NEW WATCH CAME OUT YESTERDAY

Thursday, September 11, 2014

We hear it's pretty cool. Please let us know what happened in the comments.
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Listen to Lucy

Jill Abramson's New York Times tattoo points way to wearable CVs

Monday, May 19, 2014

Jill Abramson's New York Times tattoo points way to wearable CVs

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 373: Going Home

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

When the StoryCorps Mobile Booth visited Durham, North Carolina in 2006, David Wright decided to interview his friend, Eddie Lanier, Jr.

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NY Public Library Scraps $300 Million Renovation

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Many scholars had opposed the plan, and patrons said they were relieved.

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MTA Warns Riders: Beware of Skimmers!

Friday, April 11, 2014

The MTA is putting riders on alert after a customer discovered a skimming device at a MetroCard vending machine at the 59th St/Columbus Circle station. So if you swiped your card at the station anytime in the past couple of days, you should check your bill.

This marks the second ...

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This Week in Politics: The Mayor's Big Week

Saturday, March 15, 2014

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It was a big week for Mayor Bill de Blasio. An explosion leveled two apartment buildings in East Harlem — and then a plan for universal pre-kindergarten emerged in budget talks in Albany. It wasn't exactly his plan, and it wasn't exactly a victory. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and Beth Fertig sit down with special guest Azi Paybarah of Capital New York to discuss This Week in Politics.

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