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"This is morning edition on WNBC. I'm David, first, a onetime giant of New York politics, has died. Former state Senate majority leader Jo Bruno passed away at the age of 91 after a long battle with cancer. Cameron DeWitt takes a look at the life and legacy of the senator who survived to corruption trials and several bouts of cancer. life character who once wrote his own horse into the venue where state Capitol reporters were presenting their annual gridiron show was leader of the Republican dominated state Senate from 1994 to 2008. Bruno was known for his ability to bring money millions of dollars and major economic projects to his district, A stadium and Troy is named for him, among other enterprises that bear his name. Governor Andrew Cuomo, whose father, the late Mario Cuomo, was governor. When Bruno was a state senator, offered condolences. He was a honorable, respectful Sincere public servant who truly believed what he believed and worked very hard at Bruno was one of the so called three men in a room leaders along with the assembly speaker and governor who controlled most of the major decisions in state government. Here's Bruno speaking in 2007 during a particularly bad budget fight with then Governor Eliot Spitzer, a Democrat. Letting them just roll over us and dictate to it to us would be the wrong thing that's not democracy. That's not representative I meant it's not fun. Presently, I'd rather be getting along. But Bruno could also be bipartisan in what was a different era. The son of Italian immigrants, he grew up poor and Glens Falls was a boxer and Korean War veteran, and he ran a phone company before being elected to the state Senate in 1976. He won the leadership of the Senate in what became known as the Thanksgiving coup, when Bruno formed an alliance with newly elected governor George Pataki and secretly garnered enough votes from his Senate GOP colleagues to depose then Senate leader Ralph Marino. Pataki, in a statement says he's deeply saddened by Bruno's passing. Bruno later formed an alliance with former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat against Republican Potocki when his interests coincided with the Democratic speaker. Together, they overrode a number of the governor's Vito's. And, after initially sparring with the powerful healthcare Workers union, CIA, you 11 99 over proposed budget cuts. Bruno and then 11. 99 President Dennis Rivera became friends and even had nearby vacation homes in Puerto Rico. In a statement, Rivera and Greater New York Hospital Association president Can Rasky called Bruno, a passionate defender of New York's hospitals and their workers and a wonderful friend who will be sorely missed. Senator Jim to disco, a Republican from the Schenectady area, was Assembly minority leader during part of Bruno's tenure. A Senate leader to disco says he also considered Bruno to be a friend and the two former athletes to disco played basketball often exercise together. I was a kid him back. I don't know if I really believe that you are a boxer, because when you're a boxer, you have to get hit. And you're the most handsome guys. You know. How could you never get hidden? He goes. I dodged a lot, and I said, Well, you're doing a lot of that right now Work with the characters out here. Bruno, left public office in 2008. Just before he was indicted on public corruption charges. He was tried twice and in the first trial convicted of two of nine charges against him. The conviction was overturned on appeal. A second trial on the remaining two charges ended in acquittal. The trials reveal that Bruno and his aides frequently mixed the senator's political and personal business interests. In his later years. Bruno, a widower, was the companion of case Stafford, the wife of the late North country, state Senator Ron Stafford. He leaves behind four Children, Several grandchildren and a great grandchild in Albany..

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05:41 min | 2 years ago

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"They're competing proposals are about $2 trillion of heart. The impasse means that extra federal unemployment benefits that millions of Americans have been receiving will expire tomorrow and there's no indication of any extension. Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now requiring members of the House and their staffs to wear masks to help protect against the Corona virus. The chair expects all members and staff to adhere to this requirement as a sign of respect for the health safety and well being of others present in the chamber and surrounding areas. This comes after Texas Republican Congressman Louis Gohmert tested positive for the Corona virus on Wednesday. He had refused to wear a mask. Chief executives of four of the world's largest technology companies defended their practices before Congress in a hearing on Wednesday as NPR's Bobby Allen reports, lawmakers say the Silicon Valley giants are monopolies that deserve to be regulated. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Apple's Tim Cook, Google Sundar Pichai and Amazon's Jeff Bezos, each other turn in the virtual hot seat, but members of Congress were not persuaded by their appearances. Democratic representative David Sis Cellini, who chairs the Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said laws that applied to industrialists like John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie need to be updated for the digital age. Today, the men are named Zuckerberg Cook for Chai in Bays owes their control of the marketplace allows them to do Whatever it takes to crush independent business expand their own power. This must end Sicilian E will release a report in about a month outlining what the first major federal regulations of the tech industry could look like. Bobby Allen. NPR NEWS SAN Francisco The four tech companies are all financial supporters of NPR. The late Georgia congressman John Lewis will be buried after a funeral in Atlanta today. NPR's Debbie Elliot reports. The service marks the end of six days of public remembrances for the civil rights icon. The body of John Lewis returned to Atlanta Wednesday to the district he represented in Congress for more than 30 years. Mourners paid their last respects at the Georgia capital. Three former U. S presidents are expected to attend Lewis's funeral at historic Ebony's Air Baptist Church. Over the weekend in his home state of Alabama. Lewis's casket made a final symbolic crossing of Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge, where he and other peaceful demonstrators were attacked and brutally beaten by state troopers and sheriff's deputies during the 1965 voting rights March. Lewis died July 17th at the age of 80. After battling pancreatic cancer. Debbie Elliot NPR news You're listening to NPR. And this is WNBC in New York, four minutes after seven o'clock. Good morning. I'm David first going up to 90 degrees. Today with mostly sunny skies. It's 79 now in Central Park. A three year long investigation by New York City's Human Rights Commission found the NYPD failed to provide adequate translation at certain Queens precincts. That's, according to a report from the Queen's Courier newspaper. The immigrants rights group make the road New York filed complaints with commission after many of their Spanish speaking members had trouble reporting domestic violence, assault or hate crimes because translators were not available. Here's reporter Angelica Acevedo. Particularly Queens, one of 8 1/10 and 1/15. Pre things they just don't get the the interpretation and translation that they need, which Is required by law. The case now goes to a hearing officer for adjudication. The NYPD told the Queen's courier. They don't comment on pending litigation. A survey of school boards across New York finds they're looking to Congress to help fund a safe return to classes, Cameron DeWitt reports. The New York State School Boards Association surveyed board members from many of the state's 700 district's. It found that while members want Children back in the classroom, at least part time, they're concerned. There's not enough money right now to provide necessary personal protective equipment, installed plastic partitions and to teach significantly smaller classes. Dave Albert is a spokesman. Really their heart is in opening up the school, but they know that it's going to cost a lot of extra money this year. And so we're really keeping an eye on Washington Governor Andrew Cuomo says. If a federal aid package being negotiated this week does not include more money, he'll have to cut school funding by 20%. New Jersey governor Phil Murphy is continuing to plead with residents not to hold crowded House parties. The governor says there have been 2000 new covert 19 cases in the last four days. Levels close to what the state saw a month ago, he said. The state cannot afford to go backwards. When there are hundreds of people. Crammed into a house. Where the air conditioning system is simply blowing the air around where people are not wearing face coverings. You have also invited Corona virus to your party officials say Graduation and House parties in Middletown and gatherings Of lifeguards on Long Beach Island have led to a least 125 confirmed cases. Police also broke up a party of more than 700 people in Jackson last weekend. Former Mets shortstop Jose Reyes is retiring after 16 seasons in Major League Baseball race, played eight seasons for the Mets to start his career in 2003. And return to the team to finish his career He last played.

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02:50 min | 2 years ago

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"N. Y c independent journalism in the public interest 93.9 FM and AM 20 NPR News and the New York conversation. This is WNBC in New York. I'm David first with these news headlines. The New York State Legislature is due back in Albany today for a session that is expected to last several days. Cameron DeWitt reports, a growing number of lawmakers want the agenda to include new taxes on the wealthy. 100 state senators and Assembly members have signed a letter supporting increased taxes on the richest New Yorkers, it would help close the state's $13 billion budget gap. The Democratic Speaker of the Assembly supports the idea. But Democrats who lead the Senate have not yet signed on, and governor Andrew Cuomo is not on board either. Officials say a suspect shot and killed the son of a federal judge and wounded her husband in an attack at their New Jersey home. Yesterday. The incident happened at the New Brunswick residents of U. S District Judge Esther Solace. Judiciary official who spoke anonymously to The Associated Press, says the suspect posed as a FedEx driver. They say solace was in the basement at the time and was not injured. 20 year old son Daniel was killed when he opened the door saw Alice's husband, a defense lawyer, was also shot. And J advanced media reports. He is in stable condition. The FBI says it is searching for one suspect shootings in the last two months have reached levels not seen in decades in New York City. And in the era of Copan, 19 NYPD detectives are working with more constraints than usual. Joseph Jack alone is a retired NYPD sergeant and adjunct professor at the John Jay College. It prevents people from identifying them in line ups. It also prevents the public from identifying them when they put out the information on the television to try to find out who this person is. So if that that is a fact that in some of these cases Any suspects are wearing masks. Making identification is even harder. Last month, the NYPD he disbanded its plainclothes anti crime units and arrived and moved many of them to detective squads which investigate gun crimes. After they occur. 84 degrees, now mostly sunny today with a high of 93. It's w N Y. C. Welcome back to news hour coming up next tense wrangling over and you Corona virus Recovery fund, First borders and airspaces air slowly reopening in Africa. This comes despite fears that the pandemic has yet to peek on the continent. Now. The International Air Transport Association says African airlines are in urgent need of about $10 billion to stay afloat. Kenya Airways is still awaiting a bailout after the government turned down an initial request for $65 million. BBC's business reporter in Nairobi. Who'd pay for Aiden looks at the company's plans to return to the skies..

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07:06 min | 2 years ago

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"W FM HD and AM New York. Good morning, Los Angeles and San Diego. Public schools have announced they will be starting the school year remote only next month as Corona virus cases rise in Southern California. Parts of that state are now shutting down Once again. Here's California's governor, Restaurants, winery's tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centres, zoos and museums and the shuttering of all bars. I'm David. First it's morning edition from NPR W N. Y C Francis human rights watchdog says young men who look black or Arab or 20 times more likely to be stopped by the police. Many New Yorkers were still relying on food banks even as infections are down. And the Cathedral Church of ST John the Divine reopens for individual prayer. Today it is Tuesday, July 14th. The news is next. Fly from NPR news in Corvo Coleman, California Governor Gavin Newsom is re closing much of his state as the pandemic continues to spread. More people are being hospitalized with covert 19. NPR's Nathan Rot, has details. Restaurants, bars and entertainment venues like movie theatres and museums will no longer be able to let people inside under the new orders. Jim's churches, lawns and other businesses will face similar closures throughout much of the state has confirmed Corona virus cases, hospitalizations and ice. You patient loads continue to increase in the state. As they have in much of the country and making the announcement California Governor Gavin Newsom compared the re closures to hitting a dimmer switch, not on open economy or off shut down, but a dimmer switch. As those trendlines become points of concern the order is meant to limit the virus has spread. But it should be clear. Newsom says that Cove in 19 is not going away anytime soon. Nathan Rot. NPR news. Former attorney General Jeff Sessions is fighting for his former Senate seat in Alabama. Today. He's in a Republican runoff election as NPR's Debbie Elliot reports the GOP contest was postponed for March because of the pandemic. Jeff Sessions, is seeking the Senate seat he held for 20 years before leaving to join the Trump administration. But now President Trump is backing sessions. Opponent. Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tub of L. A political newcomer Sessions has struggled to overcome being ousted as attorney general after he recused himself from special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. And has endured repeated insults from the president. The winner of the GOP runoff will take on Alabama Senator Doug Jones considered the most vulnerable Democrat in the Senate. Debbie Elliot. NPR news Voters are holding a runoff election today in Texas, too. That's where Democrats are choosing a candidate to face incumbent Republican Senator John Cornyn this fall in Maine. It's a primary election, but Democrats will also select a candidate to take on incumbent Senator Susan Collins in November. The Trump Administration has released details of the president's order commuting the sentence of his ally, Roger Stone, Stone, avoids of 40 month prison term two years of probation and a $20,000 fine. Stone says the president was right to commute his sentence. I'm 67 years old. I had a lifelong problem of respiratory problems I was facing what I really believed was a near death sentence. He spoke to Fox News. In an op and for the Washington Post this past weekend, former special counsel Robert Mueller, whose team brought the case wrote that quote Stone was prosecuted and convicted because he committed federal crimes. He remains a convicted felon. And rightly so. This is NPR. This is WNBC in New York, four minutes after six o'clock. Good morning. I'm David. 1st 72 degrees. Now in New York City is sunny today with a high of 87. Alternate side. Parking is suspended through Sunday. Parking meter rules are still in effect. Police say five people were shot in Brooklyn last night in multiple drive by shootings that appear to be linked to the same vehicle. NYPD chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison says the incidents occurred within a mile radius near kin RC They happened in the span of about 15 minutes. All five victims are expected to survive. They ranged from the ages of 19 to 23. There have been no arrests and an investigation is ongoing. The incidents happened today after a one year old boy was fatally shot in bed Stuy. A former New Jersey inmate is suing Middlesex County. It's jail and it's sheriff's department alleging she was illegally shackled when she went into labor two years ago. I sees Cameron reports the 30 year old woman is identified on Lee as Jane Doe and in a troubling federal complaint alleges officers shackled her ankle to her hospital bed while she was in labor. Even as she experienced painful contractions, the suit says. Officers refused to remove the restraints when nurses question there need. It also alleges she was even restrained while recovering from an emergency C section. A woman was in jail on a probation violation after a substance abuse relapse in 2018 when the alleged incident occurred. Restraining pregnant inmates was banned in New Jersey in 2017 unless the person poses a danger or is a flight risk. Did not return requests seeking comment. Governor Cuomo is tightening quarantine orders for travelers from states with high rates of covert 19 Cameron DeWitt reports, Elmo says travelers from the 19 states now on the restricted list will be required to fill out a form that includes the address of where they will be for the mandatory 14 day quarantine or there will be immediate repercussions if you leave the airport. Without filling out. The information. Not only can you have a $2000 fine, you Khun then be brought to a hearing and ordered to complete mandatory quarantine. The governor issued the rules after incidences upstate of travelers from Georgia and Florida, spreading the virus. State Senate Republican Minority Leader Robert or criticized Cuomo's order, saying it will keep people and dollars away from New York. 72 degrees Now in Central Park, expecting a sunshine all day today high of 87 tonight Partly cloudy with a low around 70 degrees. This is Support for NPR comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American People and the CMC Foundation, Working to improve postsecondary educational outcomes for underserved students through evidence based innovation. Learn more at CMC Foundation dot or GE as.

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