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Bloomberg on the Golf Course at Bethpage State Park

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

"It is very long, it is very hard, and that's when it's normal. What they do for these tournaments is they grow the fescue so tall, that if you go in it, you almost never can find your ball."

- From today's presser, re: US Open Golf Tourney

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Quote of the Day: The Good Life for Slaughterhouse Escapee

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Not Molly, but no doubt in solidarity with her dash for freedom.

Not Molly, but no doubt in solidarity with her dash for freedom.

Molly the Black Angus heifer's dramatic escape from a Queens slaughterhouse has turned into a permanent reprieve. ...

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Quote of the Day: Paterson on Rush's Departure

Thursday, April 02, 2009

(Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

(Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Governor Paterson isn't losing any sleep over radio host Rush Limbaugh's plans to leave New York City. The conservative firebrand has called the tax hikes on high earners contained in Paterson's budget 'stupid,' and says he's ...

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Today in History: Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

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On April 1, 1970, President Nixon signed the bill, the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act, banning cigarette advertisements on radio and television to be effective on January 1, 1971.

Radio ads from 1965:

'Camel's Real Taste'

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Quote of the Day: Governor Paterson, We Hardly Know Ye

Monday, March 30, 2009

CSEA video slamming Governor Paterson

CSEA video slamming Governor Paterson's announcement on layoffs of state employees.

'We knew David Paterson, Senator David Paterson, very well for 20 years and he was somebody who was always there ...

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Quote of the Day: "Nothing warm and fuzzy about..."

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Sweater cuffs, fuzzy. Mayor, not.

Sweater cuffs, fuzzy. Mayor, not. Cell phone photo, fuzzy. Mayor, not.

A new poll finds that Mayor Bloomberg's approval rating among New York voters is the lowest it has been in his second term. But it's still ...

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Soterios Johnson to Listeners: "I'm Sorry"

Thursday, March 05, 2009

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I've been called worse, said Schuerman, seen here as Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan

This morning at around 8, WNYC's listeners may have heard a brief audio clip of WNYC transportation reporter Matthew Schuerman, addressing the MTA rescue plan.
That clip was merely meant to promote his discussion with Morning Edition host Soterios Johnson, but for whatever reason, Johnson said the following:

'That's Matthew Schuerman, WNYC's Transportation Commissioner...'

Johnson immediately corrected himself - 'I mean, WNYC's Transportation REPORTER' - before laughing and moving on to other things.

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Quote of the Day: Capt. Chesley Sullenberger III

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger III and First Officer Jeffrey Skiles receive standing applause before the start of a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing. (Getty)

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger III and First Officer Jeffrey Skiles receive standing applause before the start of a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing. (Getty)

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