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Chaotic NY Budget Negotiations Met with Skepticism

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC's Karen Rouse explains why good government groups were unhappy with the "secretive" process.

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Feds Grant $3B to NYC Public Housing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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A grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be used for repairs and resiliency measures at 33 city public housing developments.

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Brooklyn DA uncovers 'Medicaid Mill' Offering Free Sneakers

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nine doctors and 14 others were indicted for allegedly recruiting patients to go to corrupt foot-care clinics throughout New York City.

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Audit Says Sandy Paperwork Pushers Got Paid No Matter What

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

City Comptroller Scott Stringer finds fault with the way the Bloomberg administration launched Build it Back, but credits de Blasio for improvements.

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Man Killed in East Village Gas Explosion Remembered

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nicholas Figueroa, 23, was one of two people killed in the East Village following a suspected gas explosion. His mother remembers her son having an eerie premonition.

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Year One (Almost) in the Books for NYPD's IG

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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The city's new police watchdog is still getting up to speed.

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NYPD Officer Caught on Video Shouting Profanities at Uber Driver

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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During a traffic stop on the West Side Highway, the officer can be heard on video mocking the driver and using profanity. 

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Latest Newscast From the WNYC Newsroom

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Here are the stories we're following today.

Battle on the Water in Sheepshead Bay

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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The local assemblyman says quality of life concerns drove him to propose a ban on party boats. Boat captains and passengers say there is more to it than that.

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Cuomo's Signature Ethics Plan Isn't Exciting Anyone

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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The new state budget will require legislators with outside jobs to report all sources of income over $1,000, but AG Eric Schniederman says lawmakers shouldn't have any outside work.

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People Injured in East Village Blast Leave Hospital

Monday, March 30, 2015

A fourth is still recovering.

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NY AG Reaches Agreement with GNC on Herbal Supplement Safety

Monday, March 30, 2015

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the company has agreed to new labeling standards for its herbal supplements.

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Comedy Central Picks New Host for 'The Daily Show'

Monday, March 30, 2015

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Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, will replace outgoing host Jon Stewart.

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State Lawmakers Announce Budget Deal

Monday, March 30, 2015

The proposed $142 billion spending plan is expected to go to lawmakers for a final vote early this week following weeks of closed-door negotiations.

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Focus Shifts to Cause of NYC Explosion After 2 Bodies Found

Monday, March 30, 2015

Mayor de Blasio said there may have been inappropriate tampering with the gas lines within the building.

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A White Guy Walks into a Black Barbershop

Monday, March 30, 2015

As high-end restaurants and luxury condos come to represent a diversifying Harlem, the barbershops remain largely black establishments. But patrons and shop owners are starting to adapt.

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'Just Vote Already' Boosts Bronx Turnout

Monday, March 30, 2015

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

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Hope Fades for Missing Men as Two Bodies Are Found

Sunday, March 29, 2015

It's becoming clear that an explosion in the East Village killed at least two people, but the precise cause of the blast is still being investigated.

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Twenty Years of Life in Hidden Areas of New York City

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The New York Public Library is showing about 80 photos by William Meyers, who captured scenes from under-explored areas of the outer boroughs for 20 years.

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Architecture Treasures from Latin Mega-Cities

Saturday, March 28, 2015

 “The goal was to correct the fact I was taught nothing about Latin America with three degrees in architecture," said MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll about the new exhibition.

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