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Wednesday’s Headlines: Paterson’s Approval Numbers Dismal


[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]

Your Wednesday New York headlines:

Paterson’s approval rating falls to 26 percent — even lower than Spitzer at the end.

Post claims that cop now says his partner did rape intoxicated woman in East Village, no longer agrees it was ‘consensual.’

Murdered dentist’s ex-wife surprisingly takes stand in her own defense, paints “unlikely” scene of bliss when he was shot.

City’s temporary housing program for homeless families in “cluster-sites” is actually pushing out rent-paying low-income residents.

Rabbi cross-examines own daughter over charges that he molested her.

L.I. teen suing Facebook over bullying by ex-classmates.

One thing in sports never changes: college (69 percent) and NBA (75 percent) free-throw shooting never gets any better, nor any worse, year after year.

A-Rod may miss World Baseball Classic because of sore hip.

Santana likely won’t start on opening day.

The lineup for this week’s issue of the Village Voice:

Letters: Good ‘Stuff’

La Dolce Musto: Which American Idol Star is a Lesbyterian?

Feature: Bloomberg’s ‘Golden’ Republican, by Tom Robbins

Calendar: The guide to your week

Feingold: This Beautiful City, Our Town, and Winter’s Tale

More Theater this week

Art: Lutz Bacher gets damaged

Sietsema: Introducing La Superior’s Goth-Mex

DiGregorio: Floral Park’s Mumbai Xpress

Hoberman: Zack Snyder didn’t ruin Watchmen — he just sapped it of its superpowers

Foundas: Rip Torn, roaring, at Anthology

More films opening this week

Harvilla: David Byrne remains in the light

More music:

  1. The joys of DIY disco
  2. Viva Talibam!
  3. A beginner’s guide to the Daktaris

Find it at

Michael Musto’s blog (La Daily Musto) and column (La Dolce Musto)

Wayne Barrett: news features and latest blogging

Tom Robbins: the column and latest blogging

News blog Runnin’ Scared, featuring Roy Edroso, and including Jockbeat by Allen Barra

Music & arts blog, Sound of the City

Food blog Fork in the Road

Ward Harkavy blogs the financial world at The Smart Asset

J. Hoberman’s film reviews

Michael Feingold’s theater reviews

Robert Sietsema’s food column, Counter Culture

Sarah DiGregorio’s food column, Fork in the Road

Rob Harvilla’s music column, Down in Front

Graham Rayman’s news features and latest blogging

Elizabeth Dwoskin’s news features and latest blogging

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