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Azi Paybarah

The Lede: Cuomo Travels, Some Campaign Info Revealed

Friday, July 16, 2010

WNYC

A.G. Andrew Cuomo says he has over $23 million on hand. G.O.P. gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio has not released his numbers.

Cuomo's full finance numbers are not online yet. Neither are Lazio's.

Lazio's spokesman says his team's fund-raising picked up after the G.O.P. convention.

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200-Year-Old Ship Found at World Trade Site

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Excavation at the World Trade Center site has unearthed a massive relic from New York's past -- a 32-foot hull of a 200-year-old ship.

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Will Restaurant Grades Change Where New Yorkers Dine?

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Restaurant owners are bracing themselves for a new food safety grading system starting later this month.

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WNYC News

Will Restaurant Grades Change Where New Yorkers Dine?

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Restaurant owners are bracing themselves for a new food safety grading system starting later this month. Diners will soon see an 8 x 12 inch blue "A," green "B," or yellow "C" letter posted at the entrance of every restaurant and bar in all five boroughs of New York City--nearly 24,000 locations in total.

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14 New Schools to Open in NYC

Thursday, July 15, 2010

It was not easy to find space, but New York City will get 14 new schools in the fall.

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Rowdy Hearing on Mosque Proposed for World Trade Center Neighborhood

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The heated battle over a planned mosque and community center blocks from ground zero was carried over to a city Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing on Tuesday.

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Grading Restaurants: Seemingly Small Violations Can Add Up Quickly

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

If a restaurant fails its health inspection, you might think it had rats, mice or roaches.

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Paterson Weighs Bill to Limit Stop and Frisk Database

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

All of the Democratic contenders for Attorney General support the bill.

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WNYC News

WNYC's Richard Hake and his Dad, Richard Hake, Reflect on Steinbrenner

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Fans and sports writers all over New York City have been weighing in on the passing of former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. In his reflections on Steinbrenner, WNYC's Richard Hake turns to one very special Yankees fan, his father, former Bronx NYPD detective Richard Hake.

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WNYC's Brian Lehrer Reflects on Steinbrenner's Life

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Flags were lowered to half-staff at City Hall as fans gathered at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday to pay respects to the late team owner, George Steinbrenner. Many Yankees players and fans are singing the praises of 'The Boss.' But WNYC's Brian Lehrer talks to Richard Hake in the WNYC Newsroom about another side to Steinbrenner.

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WNYC News

New Willis Avenue Bridge Arrives in Bayonne

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A 350-foot bridge floated into New York harbor under the cover of night this morning. It’s the replacement span for the Willis Avenue Bridge and was built near Albany and sent down the river.

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George Steinbrenner: Beloved and Reviled

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner died on Tuesday morning after suffering a massive heart attack.

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WNYC News

George Steinbrenner, 'The Boss,' Dies

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

George M. Steinbrenner III, the bombastic Yankees owner who became known as "The Boss" for his iron-fisted management style, died Tuesday morning in Tampa, Fla. after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 80.

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Guantanamo Detainee to be Tried in NY Court

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

A federal judge cleared the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to be tried in a civilian court for trial.

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New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Dies

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Steinbrenner died on Tuesday after suffering a massive heart attack on Monday evening.

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Back to School: New York City Restaurants Receive Letter Grades for Sanitary Conditions

Monday, July 12, 2010

Starting later this month, color-coded grades based on restaurant food-safety conditions will begin appearing in prominent locations to the entrances of New York City’s nearly 24,000 eating establishments.

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New York GOP Says Dems Must Disclose More Details of State Budget Proposal

Friday, July 09, 2010

The New York state legislature is on hiatus for at least a couple of weeks, and the state budget remains unfinished.

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Backyard Chicken-Keeping Booming in NYC

Friday, July 09, 2010

Here’s something you don’t expect to hear in Brooklyn: the sound of a chicken. Clucking.

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The Arts File

The Rothschilds Fund Arts, Israel and now, Cross-Cultural Dialogue

Friday, July 09, 2010

The Rothschild Foundations' Firoz Ladak and The WSJ's Shelly Banjo on the group's new model.

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Azi Paybarah

The Lede: Cuomo's Record, Meeks's Loans, Paterson's Budget

Friday, July 09, 2010

WNYC

Barbaro: "Mr. Cuomo has been slow to take on gay-rights battles or display leadership on key issues, advocates for gay rights say."

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