Dusty Christensen

Dusty Christensen appears in the following:

Former NJ Prosecutor Turned Whistleblower Settles $1.5-million Lawsuit

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Ben Barlyn alleged that the state dropped indictments against a sheriff and her subordinates in order to protect supporters and allies of Gov. Chris Christie.


After Summer of Deadlock, New Jersey Leaders Reach Transportation Funding Deal

Friday, September 30, 2016

State-funded rail and road work has been shut down across the state for nearly three months as politicians grappled over how to replenish the bankrupt transportation trust fund.

As Presidential Debate Comes to Campus, Hofstra Students Weigh in on Election

Friday, September 23, 2016

To get a sense of how young people feel about voting for the first time, WNYC's Arun Venugopal sat down with three Hofstra students.


In New York and New Jersey, Latest Census Numbers Tell Two Tales

Friday, September 16, 2016

New York City saw an increase in household income and a decline in poverty, while New Jersey saw smaller gains.


NFL's National Anthem Protest Reaches New Jersey High School Football

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Players and coaches at Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden, New Jersey, knelt during the national anthem to protest social injustice — and their school superintendent supports them.


Fifteen People to Remember, Not Just on 9/11

Friday, September 09, 2016

In his new book Finding Fifteen, Tim Oliver tells the story of 15 people who died on September 11th, interviewing the families, friends and colleagues who carried on in their absence.


New Jersey Republican Drops Out of Race After Posting Call for a Journalist to Be 'Raped'

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Republican Mike Krawitz seemed to admit to WNYC that he was the one who posted comments on a journalist's Facebook page saying he hoped she gets raped.

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'Numbskull' Decision Stalls Hundreds of New Jersey Transportation Projects

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

It's been a month since Gov. Chris Christie ordered the shutdown of hundreds of transportation projects across the state, frustrating drivers, workers and small-town leaders alike.

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New Yorkers Weigh in on New NYPD Commissioner

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Chief James O'Neill is coming in at a time when tensions between police and communities of color are still high.

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WNYC @ DNC: Clinton Gives Historic Acceptance Speech

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton last night became the first woman to accept a major party's presidential nomination. In her speech, she positioned herself as the better candidate for fighting terrorism.

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Two Years After Garner's Death, Manhattan Pastor Preaches 'Revolutionary Love'

Friday, July 15, 2016

"Revolutionary love hopes all things, believes all things, but also understands that we've got to disrupt the status quo to make a new culture."


Deadlock Continues Over Transportation Funding in New Jersey

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hundreds of workers have already been laid off, and that number could grow to 1,700 by week's end. "None of this is good," said one expert. "There's not a single silver lining in this."

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A Likely Fee on Shopping Bags Divides New Yorkers

Friday, April 29, 2016

The new five-cent fee is all but guaranteed to pass a City Council vote next week after Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced her support for the bill.

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For Victims of Child Sex Abuse in New York, Justice Can Be Hard to Find

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Advocates for victims of child sex abuse continue to push for changes to New York state laws severely limiting the amount of time a victim has to file charges.


For New York City Straphangers, Wait Times Are Getting Longer

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

According to an audit by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the city's subway system failed to meet arrival goals between 2013 and mid-2015. 
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New York City Crowns a Familiar Spelling Bee Champion

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

It's the 52nd year for the New York Daily News Spelling Bee, and this year there's a repeat winner who comes from a family of elite spellers.
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