Katherine McGee

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Thousands Of High School Students Getting Lost In Texas

Sunday, June 07, 2015

The US high school graduation rate is at an all-time high. But why? NPR Ed partnered with 14 member stations around the country to bring you the stories behind that number. Check out the whole story here. And find out what's happening in your state. And find out what's ...


FDNY Captain Testifies on Racial Harassment in Department

Tuesday, August 16, 2011


A New York City fire captain testified in Brooklyn federal court that minorities at the agency had often been subjected to racial harassment.


Housing Authority Breaks Down Budget as Threat of Future Cuts Loom

Thursday, June 02, 2011

New York City Housing Authority Chairman John Rhea broke down the fiscal budget during a City Council hearing Thursday — saying the 2011 budget is balanced but the fate of the 2012 budget rests in the hands of Congress.

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Homeland Security Secretary Reveals New Terror Alerts

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday that the color-coded terror alert system will be replaced next week by one that features two warnings: imminent and elevated.


Walcott Joins Students for Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Newly approved Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott joined students from 10 city schools in Bryant Park today to mark the ninth annual Poem in Your Pocket Day, an event to honor April as National Poetry Month.

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Ed Koch: My Bridge Is Better Than the GWB

Monday, April 11, 2011

Former Mayor Ed Koch said Monday that his bridge is "better than the George Washington Bridge."

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Urban Farm Sprouts in Lower Manhattan

Monday, April 11, 2011

Students and community leaders began planting crops in the first farm located in downtown Manhattan since New Amsterdam was founded on Monday.


Almost 15 Percent of Latina Teens Attempt Suicide: Study

Monday, April 04, 2011

The percentage of Latina high school students in New York City who attempted suicide once or more in 2009 was much higher than the average for all female students, according to statistics recently released by the Center for Disease Control.

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Parks Workers Protest Budget Cuts

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Proposed cuts to the city's Parks Department — including scaling back hours of more than 1000 full-time employees — have some local union members up in arms.


Officials Urge Mayor Not to Cut ACS Budget

Friday, March 25, 2011

City lawmakers urged the Bloomberg Administration not to cut staff and funds at the Administration for Children's Services a day after two employees were indicted on charges stemming from the death of a 4-year-old girl.


New Yorkers Can Now Contest Tickets Online

Monday, March 21, 2011

New Yorkers wishing to contest a ticket for parking, health or sanitation code violations no longer have to take their battle to Lower Manhattan. Now, they can go online.


Council Bill Would Rank Banks That Cash in on Community Outreach

Monday, March 07, 2011

Members of the City Council and community groups rallied outside City Hall on Monday in support of proposed legislation that would rank banks based on how much they invest in local neighborhoods.


Shuttering of Brooklyn Pathmark Has Lawmakers Shopping for Affordable Options

Monday, February 21, 2011

The Pathmark grocery store in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn is closing, and local city lawmakers want to make sure it's replaced by another affordable option.

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New Yorkers Take Advantage of Mild Temps

Monday, February 14, 2011

New Yorkers took advantage of warmer temperatures Monday -- and some even did a little spring cleaning.


Down on Wall Street, Not Much Interest in Reading the FCIC Report

Thursday, January 27, 2011


On the day the Financial Crisis Inquiry Report was released, saying that the banks could have prevented the economic meltdown of 2008, few on Wall street seemed fazed by the news.  Most people walking around the financial district didn't even know the report had been released, and very few said they would even read it beyond a general summary in the news.  WNYC could only find one person who said she would read the entire report, and she didn't want to give her name.

Here's a selection of what people in the financial district told us:


New Sept. 11 Commemorative Coins a Cheap Imitation, Say Politicians

Monday, January 24, 2011

A 10th anniversary September 11 commemorative coin is siphoning money away from the official memorial at the World Trade Center site and its advertisements are duping customers, two politicians charged Monday.

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