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Lee Zeldin Makes His Run For N.Y. Governor Official

Republican U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin of eastern Long Island has announced he will seek the GOP nomination to run for governor of New York against Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo in 2022.

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New York Budget Agreement Partially Fulfills Court Order To Bolster Schools

The New York State budget includes a $3 billion dollar increase in money for schools as part of a plan to fulfill a 15-year-old court order that required the state to spend significantly more on schools to guarantee every child’s constitutional right to an education.

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A Virus Of Hate: Anti-Asian Discrimination

WSHU is revisiting a series from this past summer exploring anti-Asian discrimination during the pandemic.

Why Former Gitmo Chief Left In Protest

May 24, 2013

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California just unveiled a wide array of choices for the 5.3 million people expected to qualify to buy coverage through its online marketplace established by the federal health overhaul.

It's the first disclosure of prices in the nation's most populous state for individual health insurance that complies with the Affordable Care Act, and the menu of affordable options surprised some consumer advocates and analysts who had been expecting premiums to be much higher.

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Miracle is the word that comes to Dan Sligh's mind after he and his wife, Sally, survived a plunge off a highway bridge in Washington state on Thursday evening.

Representatives of President Bashar Assad's regime have agreed "in principle" to attend an international peace conference aimed at ending more than two years of brutal warfare in Syria, Russia's foreign ministry said Friday.

Irish banking officials should have known there were problems with the controversial 10-euro coin commemorating James Joyce, according to Ireland's RTE News. The coin misquotes the author's Ulysses, and bears an image of Joyce that his estate did not approve.

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Walking A Beat: Community Policing In New Haven

Aug 17, 2012
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The new police chief in New Haven, Connecticut assigns his officers to walk beats in the city's neighborhoods to get to know those communities. He hopes these new walking beats will reduce the crime rate. Like the state's other two biggest cities, New Haven's crime rate has far exceeded the national average for the past 20 years. Michelle Hackman walked a beat with two of New Haven's policemen to see what community policing looks like and whether it can put a dent in the city's crime.

A Talk With Jules Feiffer

Feb 23, 2011

In this PRNDI Award-winning interview, Mark Herz talks to Jules Feiffer. Feiffer's been a cartoonist for the The Village Voice, a children's book illustrator, playwright, and screenwriter. He shares his perspective on being in the eighth decade of a prolific career.

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