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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Candidate: Dan Donovan

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Staten Island district attorney who presided over the Eric Garner case is running for Congress as a Republican. Hear Donovan's positions on national issues and the Garner grand jury.

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The Takeaway

Kafka, Orwell, & the Prophetic World of 'Satin Island'

Friday, March 20, 2015

Experimental novelist Tom McCarthy's latest book is called "Satin Island," and it centers around a "corporate anthropologist" named "U."  

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WNYC News

Three Men Plead Guilty in Staten Island Convent Fire

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The blaze had injured 2 nuns and exposed ongoing problems with the city’s 911 system, according to a WNYC investigation.

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The Greene Space

Battle of the Boroughs 2015: The Contestants

Monday, January 12, 2015

See which up-and-coming acts will compete in the sixth season of our citywide talent search.

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WNYC News

Judge to Hear Arguments to Unseal Grand Jury Records in Garner Case

Monday, January 05, 2015

WNYC
On Jan. 29, a Supreme Court judge on Staten Island will hear arguments from three New York groups and the Public Advocate seeking to unseal grand jury records in the Eric Garner case. 

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WNYC News

Who Will Replace Michael Grimm?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

New York Congressman Michael Grimm has announced his resignation, effective next week. So what happens next?

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News

Staten Island Congressman's Future Unclear in the House

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Embattled Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm has said he wants to hang onto his seat, despite pleading guilty to felony tax fraud, but his House colleagues may not be so supportive.

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WNYC News

Embattled Congressman Grimm Says He's Not Going Anywhere

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Republican Congressman pleaded guilty to a federal tax evasion charge, but says he has no plans to resign.

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WNYC News

Former NYPD Detective from Staten Island Joins March in Washington

Sunday, December 14, 2014

One of the thousands rallying in the capital Saturday, was a former NYPD detective from Staten Island who knows about racism firsthand.

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WNYC News

From NYC to DC, Garner Protesters Prepare for Saturday Rallies

Friday, December 12, 2014

After a week of daily demonstrations, there's a nation-wide protest Saturday. 

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WNYC News

Bratton Says No Mass Arrests for Nightly Garner Protesters

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

As protests continue in the wake of a Staten Island grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there won't be mass arrests.

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WNYC News

DA Donovan's Role in the Garner Case

Monday, December 08, 2014

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is in the spotlight following a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Next For Staten Island?

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Following the grand jury's decision in the Eric Garner case, what are the next steps for Staten Island's community? Bishop Victor A. Brown discusses the reaction to the decision.

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WNYC News

In Staten Island, Reactions to Garner Decision Are Divided By Race and Neighborhood

Thursday, December 04, 2014

WNYC
Emotions were raw in Tompkinsville at the site of Eric Garner's arrest; but in officer Pantaleo's neighborhood on the other side of the island, residents defended the police.

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WNYC News

'I Can't Breathe': No Indictment in Garner Case Sparks Citywide Protests

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

See photos from protests in Foley Square, Rockefeller Center and across the city as New Yorkers react to a grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

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WNYC News

Photos: NYC Reacts to Garner Grand Jury Decision

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Protests began almost immediately once it leaked that a grand jury decided not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner.

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WNYC News

In Aftermath of Ferguson Decision, NYC Turns Attention to Garner Case

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

As the nation absorbs a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who shot teenager Michael Brown, New York's attention now turns to the case of Eric Garner.

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WNYC News

Grimm Gets "Italian Up" Against Dems

Friday, October 10, 2014

WNYC
In the city's most Republican district, embattled Rep. Michael Grimm shrugs off his legal issues and hits opponent — just for being a Democrat.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Governor Paterson on Saturday's Eric Garner March

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Former governor David Paterson jumps into the fray following the death of Eric Garner by marching in a planned protest Saturday in Staten Island.

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WNYC News

A Fatal Chokehold Reveals a Precinct's Troubles

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Figures show Staten Island's North Shore has disproportionate levels of summonses and stop-and-frisks.

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