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Drug battle in D.C.

Nov 18, 2005
The drug industry is suing Washington, D.C. over a city law that caps prescription drug prices. The city is trying to cut down on the amount it spends annually on drugs for uninsured residents. Stuart Cohen reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health, New York, Science

Big money in the Big Apple

Nov 8, 2005
Michael Bloomberg is coasting to a likely landslide victory today over his challenger for mayor. Alisa Roth reports on how the mayor's vast personal wealth factored into his re-election efforts.
Posted In: New York

Local shops take the pulse of Wall Street

Oct 28, 2005
How do you take the pulse of Wall Street? How about a stroll around the Stock Exchange's neighborhood? WNYC's Fred Mogul visits the small businesses that may just feel the pulse of the markets on their cash registers.
Posted In: New York, Wall Street

Lewis Black doesn't like New Jersey drivers

Oct 28, 2005
Stereotypically angry New Yorkers have plenty to be grumpy about. Lewis Black, however, thrives on his frustrations, using them to make larger points. Kai Ryssdal asked him how he feels about the changes in his city.
Posted In: New York

New York's richest building

Oct 28, 2005
It's no surprise that housing in New York is some of the costliest in the nation, but how much does the most expensive apartment go for, and what do you get for the mint you have to pay? Bob Moon takes a look.
Posted In: New York

Leaving New York

Oct 28, 2005
The song goes "If you can make it there, you'll make it anywhere...," but for some, like filmmaker Peter Nicks, it's just not worth the cost or the hassle to seek their fortunes in New York City. Ashley Milne-Tyte talked with him.
Posted In: New York

It's just not the same without the shouting

Oct 27, 2005
Veteran traders wonder how 'electronic' the New York Stock Exchange will become once it merges with Archipelago. What's it like to trade behind a computer all day? Ashley Milne-Tyte finds out.
Posted In: New York, Wall Street

14 characters who found an author

Oct 27, 2005
Kai Ryssdal talks to performance artist Sarah Jones about making it as an artist in New York, and her one-person show "Bridge and Tunnel," which features 14 unique New York characters.
Posted In: New York

Broadway is murder

Oct 26, 2005
The woman behind Broadway's "The Perfect Crime" stars, takes tickets, and sweeps floors at her theater. Is this mad scramble what it takes to compete with the Disneys and Comcasts of Broadway?
Posted In: New York

Pulitzer-prizewinner Robert Caro on NYC

Oct 25, 2005
Robert Caro wrote the definitive biography of Robert Moses, the man who built many of the roads and bridges that define New York. He talks to host Kai Ryssdal about New York, his hometown.
Posted In: New York

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