Nomin Ujiyediin

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There's new pressure to ban books at schools

Monday, December 06, 2021

Attempts to remove books from school libraries have increased, spurred by activism from conservative parent groups and resistance to teaching socially progressive ideas in schools.


Advocates Call For Changes In Prisons To Reduce Inmates' Exposure To Coronavirus

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Kansas has one of the highest coronavirus infection rates among state prisons in the country. Staff, inmates and advocates worry about the pandemic's toll as they wait for the vaccine.


Topeka Offers Money To Move

Friday, December 27, 2019

Topeka, Kan., is the latest city to try to lure new residents with money.


Is Cuomo to Blame for the Sins of His Associates?

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

With four corruption convictions of state figures in the first half of this year alone, New York magazine contributing editor Chris Smith asks, "Can Cuomo make a comeback?"

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What Happens When Two Nuclear Power Plants Shut Down?

Thursday, August 16, 2018

New Jersey's Oyster Creek plant will close in October and New York's Indian Point plant is scheduled to close in 2021.

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New York City Asks State to Help Investigate Yeshivas

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The city is looking into the Orthodox Jewish private schools, which critics say don't provide enough secular education to meet state standards.

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New York Foster Agency That Took in Migrant Children Has History of Abuse Allegations Upstate

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Cayuga Centers has faced allegations of abuse and hundreds of reported runaway attempts at its upstate facilities. It now shelters 600 unaccompanied minors in New York City.


In 'Gonads' Series Finale, WNYC's Radiolab Tackles Sex Education

Friday, July 27, 2018

In the last episode of the special series, host and producer Molly Webster walks listeners through the most awkward of conversations.

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New Jersey Could Give $5 Million To Support Local Journalism

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Legislation establishing the nonprofit New Jersey Civic Information Consortium is awaiting a signature from Gov. Phil Murphy.


New Jersey's New Budget Hikes Taxes on the Rich & Corporations, Offers Some Tax Breaks

Monday, July 02, 2018

After weeks of heated negotiations, state Democrats settled on a deal with Gov. Phil Murphy, avoiding a government shutdown.


New Exhibit Shows Off Special Effects Pioneer Ray Harryhausen's Lasting Works

Sunday, November 12, 2017

A new exhibition in Oklahoma City presents the work of pioneering stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen. In an age of CGI and 3-D animation, his work still influences and delights.


Not Just A 'Ball and Cup,' Kendama Offers Alternative to Screen Time

Saturday, September 17, 2016

An old-school Japanese toy is attracting a devoted fanbase in New York and New Jersey.

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New York City Considers Expanding Brooklyn Bridge Pathways

Monday, August 08, 2016

The Department of Transportation has commissioned a study to look into improving the safety of cyclists and pedestrians on the increasingly crowded bridge.  

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Gender Wage Gap Persists in New York City

Friday, August 05, 2016

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James says women of color and older women are especially affected.


Investigation of Blowtorch Bank Robberies Yields Three Arrests

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Three Brooklyn men allegedly used the tools to cut holes in the roofs of two banks, stealing about $5 million in cash and valuables.


Questions Remain in Deaths of Prominent New Jersey Couple

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

New details are emerging from the murder investigation of John and Joyce Sheridan.


Tech Workspace Opens at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The 84,000-square-foot space will feature a 3-D printer and other fabrication tools for hardware manufacturers.


Days After Rest of Country, Christie Finally Orders Flags Lowered To Honor the Dead in Orlando

Thursday, June 16, 2016

What took Christie so long to lower flags to half-staff after the Orlando shooting? He won't say.

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