Richard Hake

Host, Morning Edition, WNYC News

Richard Hake appears in the following:

Advisor for Sen. Cory Booker Gives First Hand Account of Impeachment Hearings

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

WNYC
Matt Platkin left his job to advise Senator Cory Booker during the impeachment proceedings.

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ICE Detainees in Newark Allege Poor Medical Care and Mistreatment

Monday, January 27, 2020

More than a dozen detained immigrants have contacted WNYC to complain about prolonged illness and improper treatment at the Essex County jail.

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How Much Is Your Vote Worth In The Democratic Primary?

Monday, January 27, 2020

While Iowans get to weigh in on the Democratic nominee next week, New Yorkers have to wait until the end of April. New Jersey voters have to wait until June.

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Gov. Cuomo Plans to Cut Medicaid to Close the $6 Billion Budget Gap

Thursday, January 23, 2020

WNYC
Cuomo made tackling the deficit one of the top goals for the next fiscal year.

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Film Festival Shines Spotlight On 80 Years Of Black Women In Cinema

Thursday, January 16, 2020

A four week-long festival at the Film Forum in Manhattan features over 80 years' worth of black actresses and images in American movies.

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A Marathon Final Legislative Day In Trenton

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

A look at what passed — and what didn't — on the long last legislative day in the New Jersey state house.

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Week Ahead: January 13, 2020

Monday, January 13, 2020

In this week's look ahead: the Supreme Court takes on Bridgegate convictions, New York-born adoptees get to see their original birth certificates, and early voting sites. 

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Massive Waste: New York City Fails to Get a Handle on Trash

Friday, January 10, 2020

New York City's inability to reduce the millions of tons of trash people and businesses produce annually is having serious consequences.

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The Atlantic City Boxing Match That Could Change The Sport For Women

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

If Claressa Shields beats former welterweight world champion Ivana Habazin, it could help push women's boxing into the mainstream.

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New York City's Failure To Recycle Is Also A Trash Problem

Monday, January 06, 2020

New York City does not recycle as well as it could. That leads to trash overflow and outsourcing refuse to landfills in outside communities.

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Desperately Seeking Pakistani Mangoes

Thursday, December 26, 2019

A delicacy from Pakistan has a devoted following in the U.S., but a lack of availability has led to some complicated sourcing strategies. 

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The End of an Era for Feminist Blogs

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Feministing, which paved the way for many other feminist sites, will shutter in the new year. 

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Week Ahead: December 23, 2019

Monday, December 23, 2019

In this week's look ahead: the effect of New York's new bail laws, an increase in the minimum wage for both New York and New Jersey, and gizmos for European royalty.

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City Officials Say Results of Yeshiva Investigation Are Coming Soon

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Two government watchdogs say "political horsetrading" between aides to the mayor and state lawmakers delayed initial findings. Yeshiva leaders also blocked access for years.

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The "Stunning" Reinvention of Tekashi 6ix9ine

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The rapper who joined a gang for the street cred turned federal witness is set to be sentenced.

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Week Ahead: December 16, 2019

Monday, December 16, 2019

In this week's look ahead: the investigation into the Jersey City shooting continues, the City Council takes a look at police surveillance, and discovery reform takes effect next month.

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It's Christmas Bird Count Time

Friday, December 13, 2019

The 120th annual Christmas Bird Count kicks off this weekend.

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Repping the Shy, Quiet Black Girls Who Love to Read

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Vashti Harrison writes and illustrates books to inspire young readers — and to showcase a different version of blackness. 

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State Lawmakers Seek to Ban Virginity Exams

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Several New York lawmakers have proposed legislation to ban so-called virginity tests and strip medical licenses from any doctors who claim to perform them.

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Michael Bloomberg Is Using An Unorthodox Campaign Strategy For His 2020 Bid

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

In just two weeks on the campaign trail, New York City's former mayor has already outspent his Democratic rivals in ad buys.

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