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Full Broadcast – May 10, 2013

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  • Military Sexual Assaults Rise, But Solutions Still Elusive

    Earlier this week, the Pentagon released a report estimating that 26,000 military personnel have been sexually assaulted. Dr. Mic Hunter is the author of “Honor Betrayed: Sexual Abuse in America’s Military.” He says it’ll take a lot more than just legislation to stop this problem.

  • NYCHA Residents Fear New City Development Plans

    A new plan is taking shape that would change life inside New York City Housing Authority buildings. It would allow the Housing Authority to lease land to private developers. Some residents are protesting the idea, saying it would ruin their communities.

  • In Cell Phone Age, Pay Phones Still Getting Upgrades

    These days, most New Yorkers may have cellphones. But there are still 11,000 payphones on the streets and in other public places in New York. And the city is not planning to abandon them any time soon.

  • Cosmos Overshadowed As Soccer Expands In New York

    Reports say that New York City FC — short for football club — will join the New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. The new team is backed by one of the biggest names in European soccer. But the news has some New York fans wondering if a famous name in American soccer is being forgotten.

  • New Bed-Stuy Housing Development Gets Mixed Reception

    A new multi-million dollar development in Bed-Stuy aims to increase affordable housing while providing supportive services for homeless families and former inmates.

  • Queers, Against Gay Marriage?

    Support for gay marriage keeps growing in the United States. But some members of the gay community, who call themselves Queers, oppose gay marriage. The issue has revealed a split in the gay community.

  • New Name For Asperger’s, Same Challenges For Sufferers

    The new handbook for mental illnesses is coming out later this month — and with it comes changes to the understanding of Asperger’s Syndrome. New terminology in the manual will eliminate Asperger’s as its own disorder. But Jeff Tyson reports that it doesn’t change the experience for those who have it.

  • Telling Stories With Strings

    We’re all used to hearing stories with words. But commentator and classic music fan Matthew Vann found you don’t always need words to tell them.

  • Black Rockers Fight Against Music Industry Stereotypes

    African-American musicians in New York founded the Black Rock Coalition. in 1985. For a while, it helped some Black bands make it big. But Lance Dixon reports that changes in the music industry have made it harder for Black musicians to be seen beyond their skin color.

  • To Mars And Back? Probably Not.

    If you had the chance to go to Mars, would you do it even if you could never come back? The Dutch non-profit Mars One plans to fly four astronauts to the Red Planet in 2023 to start a permanent human settlement. Thousands of people have already submitted videos saying why they deserve a one-way ticket.

  • Full Broadcast – May 10, 2013

    Click here to listen to our full broadcast from May 10, 2013.

  • Construction Unions Want More WTC Cash From Insurers

    Construction unions rallied to demand bigger payments from airline insurance companies to help rebuild the World Trade Center. The companies are currently help finance the new Freedom Tower, but the unions want insurers to pay for claims in a wider area of downtown Manhattan.

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