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  1. Deal or No Deal? New York State Needs to Approve Cable MergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WNYC-AM New York

    On Thursday, February 26, the New York State Public Service Commission will meet and possibly decide whether to approve Comcast's $45 billion proposal to buy Time Warner cable. The deal would combine the nation's two largest cable companies and still needs approval from the Department of Justice and the FCC.


  2. Speaker Picks Up Where Mayor Left OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WNYC-AM New York

    A week after Mayor de Blasio used his State of the City address to focus on affordable housing, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito used her address Wednesday to talk about everything else. She kicked off the wide-ranging speech with a nod to her love of social media, tweeting a photo from the podium.


  3. D'Angelo At The Apollo: We Were All Here BeforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | WNYC-AM New York

    We were all here before. Rising up out of the subway onto 125th Street, it strikes me that I should come uptown to Harlem more often.


  4. Homeless Numbers Up In De Blasio's First YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    New Yorkers have been pouring into the city's homeless shelters throughout 2014, bringing the number of homeless people to a new record high: 58,913. He said the de Blasio administration has struggled with the continuing surge.


  5. Somber Christmas At Brooklyn Shrine To Slain CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    A constant stream of mourners came to the corner in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Wednesday where a makeshift shine had gone up to honor police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. Many said it was important to pay their respects on Christmas Day for two men who had died in such a senseless act of violence.


  6. Embargo or Not, Castro Made a Habit of Visiting NY - Ask Bumpy the BookieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Part of the lifting of the U.S. embargo on Cuba includes an easing of travel restrictions. But that never stopped Fidel Castro, who regularly traveled to New York after spending a honeymoon here in 1948.


  7. Books At War, Sailors Looking for Love in NYC, And Please Explain SwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    American musician Vince Giordano on upright acoustic bass performs with the Nighthawks at the Jazz Foundation of America's 9th Annual 'A Great Night in Harlem' Benefit at the Apollo Theater Marc Bookman discusses the wrongful imprisonment of Larry Youngblood, and what happens when the Supreme Court gets it wrong. Molly Guptill Manning writes about how books supported the war effort in WWII.


  8. An Updated 'Annie' And The Tradition Of Nontraditional CastingRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    That lovable moppet with the red dress, the curly hair, the big dog, and the even bigger voice is back. This time, though, Little Orphan Annie is back with a difference: Quvenzhane Wallis is playing an African-American orphan in an ethnically diverse, up-to-date world.


  9. Staten Island Grand Jury Does Not Indict in Garner CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    A lawyer says a grand jury in New York City has declined to indict a white police officer on criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in July. Jonathon Moore, an attorney for the victim's family, said Wednesday he was told there would be no indictment of Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner, 43. Garner died after he was arrested on July 17 for allegedly selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the sidewalk in front of a strip of stores on Bay Street, in the Tompkinsville section of the island's north shore, near the ferry terminal.


  10. Surviving in New York City, The Food That Defines AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    A view of Food Bank clients packing their groceries on the check out counters at Food Bank for New York City's Community Kitchen of West Harlem on December 15, 2010 The United Way of New York City's new report on self-sufficiency in New York City. Libby O'Connell on the culinary history of America.


  11. Ending AIDS in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    The End AIDS NY 2020 campaign kicks off this World AIDS Day at the Apollo Theater.


  12. An African Village Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New YorkRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Norma Melendez, a community health worker with City Health Works, walks along 2nd Avenue on her way to meet a client. City Health Works is an organization that is attempting to bring an African model of health care delivery to the United States.


  13. Senegalese Say Ebola Scare Is Harming CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Ousmame Drame with his two sons, Pape, 13, and Amadou, 11, who said they were called Mr. Ebola and beat up by a large group of kids. Eleven-year-old Amadou Drame and his 13-year-old brother Pape arrived in the United States from Senegal three weeks ago, around the same time that the first Ebola patient in the U.S. was fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital.


  14. Pro and Anti-Astorino Sides Trade Shots on Affordable HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    African American clergy and elected officials gathered in Harlem on Sunday to say they'd joined a lawsuit against Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. The lawsuit claims Astorino is refusing to enforce an anti-discrimination law that requires affordable housing be built throughout the county, as interpreted by HUD, the federal housing agency.


  15. 50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Racked The U.S.Read the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Fifty years ago this summer - a half-century before the protests in Ferguson, Mo.


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