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Between our TVs, Google Reader feeds and Twitter, smartphone apps and stacks of the New York Times and TIME, there are countless ways for people to stay up-to-date on the headlines. On this episode of BTR Pulse, host Lauren Hawker asks New Yorkers where they go to get their news.
With the United States Postal Service on its way to bankruptcy, the delivery of mail and hundreds of thousands of jobs are at stake. On this episode of BTR Pulse, host Lauren Hawker asks New Yorkers what they think about the faltering government institution and whether they'll be affected by a potential shut down.
Class warfare! Failing economic structures! Cute babies! BreakThruRadioTV's ‘Month In Review’ has it all! Join host Chaz Mannenheim for an unbiased, unbridled look at yesterday's top stories.
Strolling around Madison Square Park in NYC's Flatiron District, we ask people if any of the Republican candidates for President in the 2012 election cycle look enticing...
A scene recently played out at a Brooklyn L train station in which several onlookers avoided assisting a man who'd fallen on the tracks and was bleeding. Instead, one onlooker shot video of the situation and uploaded it to YouTube -- and all this as there was 13 minutes until the next incoming train.
There have been a few articles floating around the web this week that discuss the clash of bikes on pedestrians on NYC bridges. We set out to ask pedestrians and cyclists if they've encountered any problems, and what they think about the possibility of banning bikes from bridges.
Always a difficult thing to decide: When is it time to dump/break up with one's boyfriend/girlfriend. We asked some people on the street how they know when it's time.... Featured song: "Justin In Time"
Support beams from the September 11th wreckage, in the shape of a crucifix, have become a topic of debate -- the question being whether or not it's appropriate for them to be featured in the World Trade Center memorial museum. Some people, including atheists are upset (see: http://gothamist.com/2011/08/01/ny_posts_andrea_peyser_atheists_can.php ), so we went down to the neighborhood to see what people thought.
Lately I've noticed more and more GOURMET food trucks parked around my labor-hood around lunch time. It's great to have more options, but I'm guessing that the local restaurants (actually most of them are chains anyways) are getting pissed off because they are the ones paying the rent and losing the business. Or maybe not??
Recently launched is the new Google Plus (currently in beta testing) - it has some interesting features but will it be enough for people to ditch Facebook?
Recently a fan returned Derek Jeter's valuable 3000th hit ball even though he really could've used the money he might have been able to make from it. So, we go to Grand Central Station to ask people if they would've done the same. Featured song: "Gastronomic Meal" by Yellow Dogs
On this weeks episode of Pulse host Jess Westberg asks New Yorkers in the trendy East Village what they like to do for free fun in the city.
Let's find out what New Yorkers think about the state senate legalizing same sex marriages.
On this weeks Pulse, host Lauren Hawker examines analog vs. digital by chatting with some NYC park dwellers. She asks them, "Who still has a land-line phone?" and "When did they first get their cell phone?"
On this weeks Pulse, host Lauren Hawker asks if the way that soldiers are respected has changed since the wars of yesterday, and if the veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars should get a memorial in New York City.
On this weeks Pulse, host Lauren Hawker attends a rally of NYC teachers protesting proposed budget cuts and layoffs. The atmosphere was highly charged with thousands of attendees and even Rev. Al Sharpton giving an inspirational speech. To wrap up the story, and learn more about the causes of the proposed cutbacks, Lauren meets with Radio Dispatch DJ's, Molly and John Knefel.

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