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The Riverside Language Program

Reporter: Julie Cerullo
Producer: Cho Park
 
Julie Cerullo reports on The Riverside Language Program’s struggle to stay open amid financial trouble.
 

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Columbia News Tonight, March 28, 2014.
 

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Reporter: Sade Strehlke
Producer: Sade Strehlke
New York City’s Taxi & Limousine Commission is proposing a new surcharge on all cab rides. The initiative is meant to support the city’s plans to make more taxis wheelchair accessible. Sade Strehlke examines the pros and cons of what some are dubbing a “disability tax.”

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Reporter: U-Jin Lee
Producer: U-Jin Lee
Schools in New York City struggling to get funding for the arts are coming up with new ways to raise money. It’ll be the first time New Yorkers will see a public school turn a gallery into an indoor playground. U-Jin Lee reports.

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Reporter: Kenley Hargett
Producer: Marika Washchyshyn
In the wake of a deadly explosion in East Harlem, community members react by raising funds to help those in need. Landon Dais, a hard-working, selfless leader in the community, knew he needed to do his part – organizing the Help for Harlem fundraiser at MIST in Harlem. Kenley Hargett brings us this episode of New Yorker of the Week.

 

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Reporter: Prisca Pointdujour
Producer: Shannon Crawford
The federal government gives money to the cities hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In New York, a disproportionate amount of those funds stay in Manhattan. Prisca Pointdujour investigates the disparity and tells us about the people affected.

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Aired: March 14, 2014 | Comments Off
STEM from Dance

Reporter: Cho Park
Producer: Julie Cerullo
Cho Park takes a closer look at STEM from Dance, a dance and tutoring program founded by MIT grad, Yamilée Toussaint, to encourage girls to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.
 

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Reporter: Charise Frazier
Producer: Alexis Gray
Despite recent advances in HIV testing, the FDA still enforces a lifetime blood donor ban on men who have had sex with other men.

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Reporter: Priscilla Riojas
Producer: Priscilla Riojas
A blistering report accuses Metro North of caring more about on-time performance than passenger safety. Priscilla Riojas has the findings.

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Phoenix – East Meets West at St. John the Divine

Reporter: Krysta Michaelides
Producer: Jake Lefferman
A new art installation flew into Morningside Heights – Xu Bing’s Phoenix. The massive structures, weighing in at 12 tons, are made from recycled materials gathered from work sites in Beijing. Krysta Michaelides finds out more about the origins, history and meaning behind the artist’s creations.

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