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Radio Free Montone: Ticks And Taxes

By John Montone, 1010 WINS

We are bombarded by bad news.  For instance, ticks and taxes.  One can kill us.  The other? I dunno.

Don’t go camping or walking or riding a bike in the woods without covering all of your exposed skin or dousing yourself with DEET-laden insect repellent.  330 more words

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Williamsburg Store Owners Say L Train Service Interruption Will Hurt Business

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The shop owners in Williamsburg are really worried.

They say all of the tourists in Manhattan take the L train to Williamsburg to shop. 171 more words

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SAG-AFTRA Mentoring Event

Last Saturday I attended a mentoring event at SAG-AFTRA on 1900 Broadway (also the location of ASCAP and Sesame Workshop). SAG-AFTRA is the Screen Actor Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. 360 more words

Empire State Building To Light In Honor Of 1010 WINS' 50th Anniversary

NEW YORK — (CBSNewYork) — Happy Anniversary 1010 WINS!

Web Extra: 1010 WINS Iconic New York 

In honor of New York’s most iconic radio station going all news, all the time on April 19, 1965, the Empire State Building will be lit in blue, white and gold on Sunday to commemorate the WINS anniversary. 41 more words

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Radio Free Montone: Shots Fired...Shrug

By John Montone, 1010 WINS

Shots shatter the New York night and some New Yorkers…shrug.

While questioning folks from different boroughs and neighborhoods  about a report that says there has been a spike in murders this year, I was reminded just how commonplace the sound of gunfire has become. 439 more words

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Radio Free Montone: Subway World Series

By John Montone, 1010 WINS

New York is home to two mediocre major league baseball teams which means the Yankees and Mets could meet in the World Series. 480 more words

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Radio Free Montone: Central Park's Natural Born Killers

By John Montone, 1010 WINS

There are natural-born killers leaving their victims’ bodies in Central Park.

The city’s hawk population is thriving, and as these killing machines of the avian kingdom will do, they have left the carcasses of squirrels and pigeons strewn about the gardens and grass.  327 more words

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