David Furst

Host, WNYC/WQXR News

David Furst appears in the following:

Slow COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Due In Large Part to Resistance From Health Care Workers

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Bottlenecks are occurring in New York and New Jersey getting people vaccinated.

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NJ Real Estate Mogul Among Those Trump Pardoned

Thursday, December 24, 2020

President Trump has pardoned a member of his extended family: Charles Kushner, a real estate mogul from New Jersey.

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DEAR NYC: Love Letters to the Big Apple

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

WNYC
WNYC and Gothamist teamed up with the New York Public Library to ask New Yorkers why they still love New York City. 

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Transparency and Good Government Take Back Seat in Trenton Rush to Pass Bills

Thursday, December 17, 2020

'Tis the season to pass important legislation before the public can have their say.

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A Dogsledder's Tips On Staying Warm While Social Distancing Outdoors This Winter

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Author and Iditarod racer Blair Braverman shares advice for New Yorkers who don't want to let the cold get in the way of socializing outdoors during the pandemic.

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How COVID Changed NYC Streets

Monday, December 14, 2020

We've all seen photos of city streets almost free of cars, and Manhattan offices remain very empty. So why have more people died in traffic crashes this year? 

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The NYPD Substantiated Its First Complaint Of Biased Policing — But Not Against An Actual Officer

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The NYPD has been working with the federal monitor to improve its investigations.

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"Los Deliveristas Unidos" Say They're Keeping New York City Fed, And They Want To Be Treated Accordingly

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

A group of delivery workers from Brooklyn is driving a push for better pay and more workplace protections from restaurant owners and delivery apps.

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NJ Reaches Agreement on Deal for Recreational Marijuana Industry

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Lawmakers in New Jersey move closer to creation of a framework for the legal marijuana industry in the state.

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NYC Begins Phased Public School Reopening With Elementary and District 75 Students

Monday, December 07, 2020

With cases rising, the city reopens schools to its youngest students and some special education programs.

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Bodies Being Buried on Hart Island Again as City Anticipates Increase in Deaths

Friday, December 04, 2020

WNYC
The city is trying to clear a backlog of unclaimed bodies in preparation for a potential spike in deaths due to COVID-19..

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Leader of NJ's Marijuana Legalization Effort: Taxation, Cultivation Caps Still Being Debated in Legislature

Thursday, December 03, 2020

The amendment legalizing marijuana in New Jersey goes into effect January 1st. But lawmakers still need to pass a bill establishing a regulatory framework for the cannabis industry.

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NYC COVID-19 Study Offers Little New Information

Thursday, December 03, 2020

As New York City faces a second wave of COVID 19 cases, many people still feel unclear about just how easy it is to transmit the virus.

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Gov Cuomo Said NY's COVID App Could Make a Big Difference. Did it?

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

More than one million New Yorkers have downloaded the state’s COVID app but there’s a long way to go before it has widespread practical use.

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Five Years Ago, Cuomo Set Out To End The AIDS Pandemic By 2020. Here's Where We Are.

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Health Department’s Division of Disease Control, gives an update. 

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Artists Struggle As Work Remains Scarce in the Pandemic

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

"The first thing I noticed was all the cancellation emails, and the complete lack of acknowledgement of the financial component."

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New York City's Public Schools To Reopen to Youngest Learners

Monday, November 30, 2020

Less than two weeks after shuttering schools due to rising coronavirus rates, Mayor de Blasio says they'll reopen for some students next Monday. 

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New Project Confronts Slaveholder Origins of NYC Street Names

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

"If this is a history that we look back on and it makes us uncomfortable, now is an excellent time to change things."

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N.J. Democrats Reverse Stance, Reject Residents’ Pleas, and Vote To Continue To Jail NYC Immigrants

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

"History will remember you as monsters." Hudson County NJ Democratic officials defy 2018 pledge not to hold detained immigrants in the local jail. 

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After Making History and Facing Backlash, Dinkins Inspires Next Generation of Leaders

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Gothamist
New York continues to reflect upon the life and legacy of Mayor David Dinkins, who has died at 93.

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