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AudioFiles: Quality of Life

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Our latest episode is all about living well, dying well – and the people trying to make things a little better for us along the way. We have stories about keeping the faith with spies in your midst, entrepreneurs fighting crime with coffee and a town that thinks we might all be better off with a bit of lithium in the water.

Newark Star-Ledger Jets beat reporter Dom Cosentino and Huffington Post writer Sarah Beauchamp talk feminism beyond the NFL scandal, and the band IndigeSoul joins us live with some ethnic global grooves.

 

Producer: Kristen Clark

Host: Natalie Abruzzo

Stories by: Julia Alsop, Caroline Lewis, Audrey McGlinchy, Reem Nasr and E.J. Stewart

For more info on AudioFiles: www.audiofilespodcast.com

Subway Help is on the Way

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Help Point intercoms, which offer subway information or emergency help with the push of a button, have arrived on platforms in four Bronx station. That brings to 68 the number of stations around the city with the intercoms, designated by a distinctive blue light. Transit officials expects the Help Point intercoms to be in place on 100 platforms by the end of the year.

Outcry Against Youth Violence

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old outside a Pelham Parkway home spurred a pastor to speak out against violence among young people.

“We will no longer stand by,” said Pastor Jay Gooding Sr. of Miracle Revival Temple. “We are standing up to violence. We can no longer have bloodshed by our young people killing each other on these streets.”

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Menaced by Mold

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NYCHA Security Cameras Blocked

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