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Subaru dot com. This is NPR news. And this is WNYC in New York. Good morning. I'm Richard Hake. It's six twenty nine thirty four degrees, overcast skies. We're just learning right now with some breaking news up a special counsel's office says that President Trump's associate Roger stone has been arrested by the FBI in Florida and charged with witness, tampering and other crimes. We will have much more on this coming up all morning long here on WNYC and morning edition. Partly sunny skies expected for today within your steady temperature around thirty five degrees. Thirty four degrees right now in New York. WNYC supporters include TSA, pre check allowing passengers to move through airport security with shoes on laptops, and liquids in their bags and belts. Buckled. TSA pre check is online at TSA dot gov. This is WNYC ninety three point nine FM and AM eight twenty NPR news and the New York conversation. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. President Trump's former campaign associate Roger stone is under arrest on charges of witness, tampering and other crimes the charges stem from special counsel, Robert Muller's Russia investigation. Paul Manafort is due back in federal court today. NPR's Ryan, Lucas has the latest on the president's former campaign chairman here in district court in Washington DC is expected to focus on allegations that special counsel, Robert Muller, Steve has made against Manafort, they say metaphor lied to prosecutors after pleading guilty and agreeing to cooperate with the government, which is a violation of his plea deal. Metaphors lawyers disagree. They say the government's evidence only demonstrates a lack of consistency in manafort's recollections. Not an intent to provide false information Manafort had requested to skip the hearing. But judge Amy bourbon Jackson ordered. He be present due to the significant issues at stake. She did however grant his request to allow him to wear a suit for the court proceedings instead of. His jail jumpsuit Ryan, Lucas NPR news, Washington. Thousands of federal employees are missing a second paycheck today as the partial government shutdown reaches day thirty five yesterday. The Senate rejected two proposals to end the shutdown. Some senators are suggesting congress moved to fully reopen the government for three weeks to allow for negotiations over border security to continue during that time. Wall Street futures are higher this morning. This is NPR news from Washington. This is WNYC in New York. Good morning. I'm Richard Hake. A new federal lawsuit says mentally ill prisoners in New York state are being held pass their release dates because of a shortage of supportive housing. The New York Times reports that some inmates being kept in maximum security prisons, while they wait for openings reporter, Ashley Southall spoke to one man who's finished a ten year sentence in two thousand seventeen he's still being held at the same maximum security facility. It's been so difficult for him to understand that he has attempted to commit suicide. He's in place on suicide watch. And he just doesn't understand why no one can tell him. Why? He's there a spokesperson from the state says there is a strong supportive housing network for people with mental illness. The MTA board has postponed a vote on fair and toll increases WNYC, Stephen Nessin reports that it could be several months before a high goes into effect. But board members didn't seem to worried about the uncertainty. Well, the two fare increase options have been out for months on Thursday. The board decided it needed more. Time to review and we'd like to hear other options it'll push vote to next month's meeting. One board member says he'll only vote on a fare hike. If it's tied to performance metrics. He tells WNYC he has a plan, but chose not to present it, maybe in February acting chairman pretty fair says there are other options to. Yeah, we have proposals. That haven't been thoroughly vetted in cost it out. Let's do that agency stands to lose thirty million dollars a month. If a fare hike isn't enacted by March a date that seems unlikely at this point former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity is awarding a million dollars to a public art project in Camden, New Jersey. It'll help clean up illegal dumping sites in the city. WNYC's Gwen HOGAN has more. The proposed project is called a new view, and it wants to transform nine lots into public art installations with sculptures and murals as well as concerts and other events Kimberly camp is one of a new views curator's. She says the lots are eyesore strewn with litter. Like old TV's tires. Kemp says the hope is that the project will lead to broader change in Camden, when you culturally empower people the next step is political empowerment when you allow people to see the beautiful parts of life. They usually want more candidates mayor says a legal dumping costs the financially struggling city more than four million dollars per year..

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