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Robert Kolker

June 14, 2004 | Best Doctors
Mark Kris

His drug is at the forefront of next-generation cancer treatments.

May 3, 2004 | Class Action
Mr. Ed

One man—Mayor Bloomberg—now controls New York’s vast education system. So why do some educators long for a return to the old Board of Ed?

April 12, 2004 | Cityside
Err America

The on-air cast of comics and movie stars at the new liberal talk-radio network has yet to master the medium—or the message.

March 22, 2004 | Class Action
On the Lam

The mayor wanted basic change in the schools, and Diana Lam provided it—until unsavory tactics proved her undoing. Where does the chancellor turn now?

March 15, 2004 | The State Politic
The Marrying Kind

By wedding same-sex couples, New Paltz mayor Jason West took one small step for gay rights and one giant leap for his political future.

March 8, 2004 | Intelligencer
Full-Court Press

Martha reporters bond over chicken salad—and dish about the outcome of the trial.

March 1, 2004 | Class Action
Contract Sport

With his plan to reinvent the teachers’ contract, Mike Bloomberg touched off Round Two in the fight for the soul of the city’s schools.

October 27, 2003 | Feature
Out of Bounds

When members of a high-school football team on Long Island were accused of sexual attacks, the community was appalled . . . some by the crimes, others by the cancellation of the season. Now the boys may face adult charges, the victims are being ostracized, and the locals are divided.

October 6, 2003 | Feature
Mike Bloomberg Goes to the Principal's Office

Taking his cue from Rudy’s war on crime, the mayor is determined to make the public schools great again by having principals manage and making teachers accountable. Will the union let him get away with it?

September 8, 2003 | Feature
Generosa's Legacy

Danny took her ashes to a bar. Now does he want the kids?