Rebeca Ibarra

Host, WNYC News

Rebeca Ibarra appears in the following:

Reagan Legacy on AIDS Crisis Leaves Bitter Taste in LGBT Community

Monday, March 07, 2016

Many in LGBT community criticize the Reagans for virtually ignoring the AIDS epidemic as it grew in the 1980s.

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Passaic River Is Finally Getting a Cleanup — Partially

Friday, March 04, 2016

Plans to partially clean one of the most polluted bodies of water in the country were unveiled Friday.


Budget Showdown Leads to Partial Government Shutdown in Paterson

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Nonessential city workers have been told to stay home, as the mayor and city council continue to clash over the budget. 


New York Produces Too Much Electronic Waste for Localities to Handle

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Recycling programs in many New York municipalities are being overwhelmed by discarded electronics like televisions and computer monitors.


What Will it Take for Black Voters to Choose Bernie Sanders?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Democratic Senator from Vermont may have taken New Hampshire by storm, but critics say the presidential hopeful has a way to go to win the African American vote.

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New York City Hit by Worst Flooding Since Sandy

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

And it may get worse, said a professor who studies storm surges.

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Crane Collapses in Lower Manhattan; One Dead

Friday, February 05, 2016

The FDNY said the collapse, which occurred at 40 Worth Street in TriBeCa, left one person dead and two others injured.

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How Some Energy Service Companies Swindle Thousands of New Yorkers

Thursday, February 04, 2016

A Village Voice report detailed how third-party utility companies scam thousands of New Yorkers — and why Albany has let them get away with it.


Longshoremen Expected to Return to Work after Walkoff Brings NY and NJ Ports to a Standstill

Friday, January 29, 2016

An unannounced strike causes trucks to back up for blocks around New York's and New Jersey's ports.


Court Rules Port Authority Can Kill Snowy Owls Near Airports

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A federal appeals court in Manhattan ruled the Port Authority could kill migratory birds in order to protect planes.

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A Weekend of Wintry Weather

Friday, January 22, 2016

The latest forecast calls for about a foot of snow in the city.


Another Year, Same Result: #OscarsSoWhite

Thursday, January 14, 2016

For the second year in a row, there are no non-white nominees in the four acting categories, despite buzz for actors like Idris Elba. #OscarsStillSoWhite

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Success Academy Charter Schools Get $8.5 Million Gift

Friday, July 31, 2015

A billionaire hedge fund manager gave Success Academy $8.5 million to build new schools.
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Translation Services Still Lacking for Some Public School Parents

Monday, July 27, 2015

Despite the availability of interpretation services, some parents who speak languages other than English say they have trouble communicating with the city's school system.
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Brooklyn Principal Honored for Teacher Buddy System

Friday, July 24, 2015

A principal who won $25,000 plans to pour the money right back into the program she was recognized for, pairing rookie teachers with seasoned veterans. 
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White House Opens Its Doors to Local College-Bound Teens

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The First Lady hosted a day-long workshop on college to help students from around the country understand the challenges that await them.
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Teachers Dust Off STEM Skills

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

City school teachers will spend part of a hot summer week sharpening their science, math and technology skills. 
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One Last Push Before Vacation: Summer School

Thursday, July 02, 2015

New York City public schools are offering summer school this month, but for fewer students than last year.
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Summer Beckons; NYC Students Call It a Wrap

Friday, June 26, 2015

Another school year comes to an end, the first one entirely under the watch of the de Blasio administration which sought to put its own stamp on the massive system. 
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