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New York's Medical Marijuana Program Moves Forward

Friday, July 31, 2015

State health officials have chosen five companies to grow and dispense the drug.

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Why Does Sewage Flow into Rivers Anyway?

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Sewer-in-a-Suitcase is a portable kit that brings one of the city's top environmental problems into classrooms and communities.

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NJ Supreme Court Turns Attention to Public-Worker Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Friday, July 31, 2015

NJ Spotlight
If court rules COLAs can’t be suspended -- as 2011 law allows -- state could be out $70 billion in projected savings over next three decades

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Gaining a Sister Through a Gender Transition

Friday, July 31, 2015

Reporter Kat Aaron had three brothers. Now that the eldest is transitioning genders, they're navigating a new path as sisters in New York City. 

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Vidal vs. Buckley

Friday, July 31, 2015

WNYC
The documentary "Best of Enemies” draws upon rich archival footage to revisit the infamous 1968 televised debates between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal.

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City Confirms 46 Cases of Legionnaires Disease

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Health officials say disease detectives are actively searching for the source of the South Bronx outbreak.

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NYPD Needs To Revise Body-Camera Policies

Thursday, July 30, 2015

NYPD still needs to iron out thorny policy issues.

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Mental Health Effects of Sandy Still Reverberating Three Years Later

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Researchers found many New Jersey residents are still suffering in the aftermath of the storm.

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Study: Sandy's Impact Takes Toll on Residents' Mental Health

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Research shows more than a quarter of the 100,000 residents whose homes were hit by structural damage during Sandy are experiencing moderate to severe mental health distress.

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Latest Newscast From the WNYC Newsroom

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Here are the stories we're following today.

NYC's Hottest Subway Stations, Mapped

Thursday, July 30, 2015

We took temperatures at 103 platforms during Wednesday evening's rush. Here are the results.

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The Cost of Our Water

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Don't be fooled by water. There's more to it than you think. This special reprises stories from WNYC's series "The Cost of Our Water," first aired in June.

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Environmental Groups Keep Pushing for Rejection of Exxon Settlement

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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A Superior Court judge is expected to hear arguments on the proposed pollution settlement between ExxonMobil and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Thursday.

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Even With Redesign, Your Flight From LaGuardia Might Still Be Late

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Some airline experts say the changes won't solve LaGuardia's real problem.

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Obama Signs Bill Renaming Post Office After Bronx Politician

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Morrisania Post Office is now the Herman Badillo Post Office Building.

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Mets Reliever Mejia Banned for Year for Positive Drug Test

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Mejia tested positive for Stanozolol and Boldenone, the commissioner's office said less than an hour before the first pitch of New York's 4-0 victory over San Diego.  

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NYC to Feds: Help Puerto Rico

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

New York City leaders are calling on the federal government to intervene in Puerto Rico's looming $73 billion debt crisis.

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NY Prison Worker Pleads Guilty in Escape of 2 Killers

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Joyce Mitchell admitted providing hacksaw blades, chisels, a punch tool and a screwdriver to Richard Matt, who escaped the Clinton Correctional Facility with David Sweat last month.

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Trump Says He's Worth $10 Billion, but the Numbers Tell Another Story

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

An analysis by Bloomberg says the GOP presidential candidate's true worth is closer to $2.9 billion.

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Do City Dogs Dream of Chasing Country Sheep?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Summer is a great time to try something new, and not just for people. In this installment of our "First Timers" series, 6-year-old Lily gives sheepherding a shot.

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