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  1. Queens Has a National Treasure in 1964 World's Fair RelicsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    The New York State Pavilion, part of the 1964 World's Fair, opened for visitors for the first time in years.

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  2. Time's Up to Apply for Pre-K in NYC SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    The deadline for applying to a public school pre-kindergarten program has arrived, weeks after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city's first round of new pre-k seats to be available this fall.

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  3. Do World's Fair Relics of Queens' Past Have a Place in its Future?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    You can see them from at least three highways in Queens, rising up like futuristic beacons: a giant metal circle on top of 16 concrete pillars and three towers stretching skyward, topped by flying saucer roofs.

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  4. Earth Day Family Meeting: Let's Fix This MessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    Students at the Robert E. Peary School in Queens took on the issue of climate change for their table project.

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  5. Response To Fatal Queens Fire Under InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WNYC-AM New York

    Officials are investigating why ambulances were not immediately dispatched to a deadly fire in Far Rockaway, Queens, on Saturday night.

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  6. For Comic Hari Kondabolu, Explaining The Joke IS The JokeRead the original story

    Monday | WNYC-AM New York

    Comic Hari Kondabolu's album Waiting for 2042 is a reference to the year the Census Bureau projects whites will be the minority in the U.S. "Don't worry white people," he says .

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  7. TN Moving Stories: Transpo News Links from Around the WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WNYC-AM New York

    Both General Motors and its federal regulator were slow to recall Saturn Ions, new documents show, despite a pattern of complaints about power steering failures.

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  8. Teachers Sound Off on State English TestsRead the original story

    Monday | WNYC-AM New York

    Following the recent controversy around the state's English tests for grades 3-8, we invited four educators to WNYC's studios over spring break to hear why they're so critical of the tests.

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  9. Your 1964 World's Fair MemoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | WNYC-AM New York

    The Unisphere in the Queens borough of New York City on September 6, 2007. The Unisphere, designed by Gilmore D. Clarke, it was put in place to celebrate the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair.

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  10. Pre-K Jitters, Fake It Till You Make It and the World's FairRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | WNYC-AM New York

    The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair opened fifty years ago in Queens. Call in with your memories and reflections on its significance.

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  11. Public Advocate: Use City $ to Save CitibikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WNYC-AM New York

    Public Advocate Leticia James told reporters at a roundtable conversation on Wednesday that Mayor Bill de Blasio should consider using public funds to keep Citi Bike afloat.

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  12. Watch Winning Six-Second Vine FilmsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WNYC-AM New York

    For most of us, this year's snowstorm blitz was a drag. But Queens artist Lawrence Becker made the most of it, and the Tribeca Film Festival took note.

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  13. Celebrating the Life of an Officer Who Rushed to DangerRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | WNYC-AM New York

    Thousands of police officers and other uniformed city workers came out to mourn the death of 38-year-old officer Dennis Guerra at his funeral in Rockaway Beach, Queens, on Monday.

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  14. Opinion: Five Ways to Improve Gifted Programs in NYC SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | WNYC-AM New York

    The New York City Department of Education last week released the results of the 2014 admissions test for gifted and talented programs.

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  15. Atlantic Avenue: First Major NYC Road to Get Lower Speed LimitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | WNYC-AM New York

    New York City officials announced Wednesday that a 7.6 mile stretch of Atlantic Avenue, from the Brooklyn waterfront to 76th Street in Queens, will be the first of 25 planned "arterial slow zones."

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  16. An Iconic Murder Helped Create the 911 SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | WNYC-AM New York

    A crime that took place 50 years ago in Queens was pivotal in transforming the nation's emergency response system.

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  17. Fewer NYC Students Make the Grade for Gifted and Talented ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | WNYC-AM New York

    Fewer students are eligible for Gifted & Talented public school programs compared to last year, according to test data released by the Department of Education on Friday.

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  18. G Train Faces Summer ShutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | WNYC-AM New York

    Starting on July 26, the G won't run between Brooklyn and Queens for five weeks so the MTA can make heavy-duty structural repairs to the Greenpoint tube, which carries the train under the Newtown Creek.

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  19. NYC Schools Add Four Thousand New Pre-K SeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | WNYC-AM New York

    Two days after Albany lawmakers allocated $300 million for pre-kindergarten in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that pre-k expansion is underway, with an additional 4,268 full-day seats found in public school buildings.

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  20. Two-Dollar Dance BarsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | WNYC-AM New York

    Men who work hard to support far away families often get lonely. They pay two dollars a song to dance with women at "bailarina bars."

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