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

    17 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Truck crashes are on the rise in the U.S., " as an improving economy leads to more goods being shipped on American highways and more pressure being placed on trucking companies-and drivers-to get the loads delivered on time.

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  2. Want To See The World? Try A Library In QueensRead the original story

    Wednesday | WNYC-AM New York

    The aggressive vibrato of the bandoneon hung in the air. While the tango singer spoke of romantic spats, hopeless drunkards and lonely whores, an elderly Argentine couple clasped hands.

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  3. New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Sparks OutrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WNYC-AM New York

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is under fire for signing off on a building plan that allows a new luxury high-rise on Manhattan's western edge to have a separate entrance for low-income residents.

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  4. Not My Job: We Ask A San Francisco Drag Queen About Queens, N.Y.Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | WNYC-AM New York

    Behind all the nerd billionaires and trendy restaurants in today's San Francisco, there is another city, where the most interesting people aren't wearing hoodies - they're wearing spike heels, glitter catsuits and fantastic hair.

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  5. G Subway Line Shutting Down For 5 WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WNYC-AM New York

    Beginning Friday night, a portion of the G subway line that connects Brooklyn and Queens will be shut down for five weeks.

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

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WNYC-AM New York

    San Francisco's Van Ness Avenue has seen more than half of the city's pedestrian deaths so far this year.

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  7. Elmhurst Residents Say No to Another Homeless ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WNYC-AM New York

    Residents of Elmhurst, Queens, continue to protest the opening of a shelter for homeless families in the former Pan American Hotel on Queens Boulevard, showing how the city's unprecedented homelessness crisis is continuing to affect some neighborhoods.

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  8. TN Moving Stories: Transpo News Links from Around the WebRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | WNYC-AM New York

    New Orleans has a $3.5 billion plan to replace and expand its bus fleet, install 187 bus shelters and lay 33.5 more miles of streetcar track by 2030.

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  9. Comptroller Finds Homeless Services Agency Mishandled Sandy MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WNYC-AM New York

    The City's top fiscal watchdog said the Department of Homeless Services mishandled thousands of dollars in emergency contracts after Hurricane Sandy.

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  10. Yellow Cab Blues: Learning The Ropes as a New Cabbie in the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WNYC-AM New York

    In New York, like a lot of cities across the country, the people who drive taxis are usually immigrants.

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  11. Change Is Going to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WNYC-AM New York

    The March on Washington Film Festival , which celebrates civil rights movements of the past and present, will come to New York as part of its three-city tour this week.

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  12. Tommy Ramone, Last Original Member Of The Ramones, Dies At 65Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | WNYC-AM New York

    Drummer Tommy Ramone, the last of the founding members of the seminal 1970s punk band The Ramones.

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  13. Six NYC Charter Schools Join Pre-K ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | WNYC-AM New York

    As part of the city's pre-kindergarten expansion, the Department of Education said it will contract with a small group of charter schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens to offer full-day pre-k classes this fall.

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  14. Uber to Cap Prices During "Abnormal Disruptions to the Market"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | WNYC-AM New York

    Uber , the service that lets you order a taxi or car service through your phone, is agreeing to limit price spikes during emergencies and natural disasters.

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  15. Drawing New School District Lines in 'The Lost Peninsula'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WNYC-AM New York

    This summer a small group of Queens families is leading a push to change the school district lines in their neighborhood, ever so slightly.

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  16. At Latino Church, Faith as an Investment StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | WNYC-AM New York

    The Iglesia Universal del Reino de Dios in Woodside, Queens takes up almost an entire city block.

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  17. Prostitution Pipeline To U.S. Begins In Tenancingo, MexicoRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    A new documentary by Fusion tells the story of Tenancingo, Mexico - just a few hours south of Mexico City.

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  18. Ja Rule: 'I Took It Upon Myself To Become A Man'Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    The rapper born Jeffrey Atkins was raised by his mother in Hollis, Queens. For the boy who would become Ja Rule, the neighborhood represented a duality: crime, drugs and violence were common, but so were the intoxicating sound and culture of hip-hop.

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  19. Lots Of Fish In The Sea, But One Great White In NYCRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    City kids often feel like fish out of water when it comes to fishing. As a city kid myself, I understand that there are those who find it great fun to rise before the sun to bloody their fingers with sharp hooks and spiky lures, then spend long hours trying to haul in fish, even though there are so many which are already cleaned, priced, and lying ... (more)

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  20. MTA Bus Service Changes SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Four years after the MTA slashed service on dozens of bus routes to close a budget gap, some of it is being resurrected this Sunday.

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