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  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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."


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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."


  13. School Investigation Sheds Light on Avonte's DisappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | WNYC-AM New York

    Avonte Oquendo's classroom teacher knew the autistic boy's mother worried he might run away, but the teacher never shared that information with the school's administration, according to city investigators.


  14. Art Made of Electronics and LED LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 23 | WNYC-AM New York

    Jim Campbell moved to Silicon Valley in the late seventies to design computer chips.


  15. The Leakiest Gas Pipes In The NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    The Consolidated Edison Company of New York's 4,300 miles of gas mains leak more than any other system nationwide with at least 100 miles of mains, according to a WNYC analysis of the most recent data from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.


  16. Time for School Trailers To Go, Say Queens ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Despite the Department of Education's plan to rid city schools of classroom trailers in the next five years by building thousands of new seats, 22 trailers will remain outside Richmond Hill High School this fall.


  17. Why the Furor Over Manhattan's St. Patrick's Day Parade?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    A stack of shamrock hats sit on a vendor's table on seventh avenue in midtown Manhattan the Friday before St. Patrick's Day.


  18. Should City Hospitals' Dialysis Be Privatized?Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    In his final City Council budget presentation before stepping down, Alan Aviles, president of the country's largest public hospital system, brought plenty of bad news.


  19. Composting ExpandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    New York City estimates 30% of its waste stream could be diverted for composting.


  20. You Can Exhale Now. Maybe. High School Acceptances Out This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    New York City eighth graders applying to public high school finally may exhale this week, as they learn where they were accepted.


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