Kaomi Goetz http://apr.org en Black Market Tobacco Sales Hurt New York Businesses http://apr.org/post/black-market-tobacco-sales-hurt-new-york-businesses Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>When CVS announced it would stop selling tobacco products later this year, industry experts predicted that other drugstore chains might follow suit - which makes you wonder if this means more business for other places that sell cigarettes.<p>Reporter Kaomi Goetz checked in with some of the grocery stores, newsstands and other small shops in New York City.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF CROWD CHATTER)<p>KAOMI GOETZ, BYLINE: At a busy intersection in Harlem, smokers can be found puffing on one last cigarette before getting on the subway. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:03:00 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 46991 at http://apr.org Connecticut Plagued By Soaring Foreclosure Rate http://apr.org/post/connecticut-plagued-soaring-foreclosure-rate Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>OK. We're seeing more signs of recovery in the housing market. Last month, foreclosure filings dropped to their lowest levels since the housing crisis hit in 2007. And overall home prices are up nationwide. But recovery is not the narrative everywhere. In some states like Connecticut, foreclosures in 2013 have been up significantly over the year before.<p>Reporter Kaomi Goetz of member station WSHU has the story.<p>KAOMI GOETZ, BYLINE: Holly House has shoulder-length red hair, a big smile and a trusting demeanor. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 10:04:00 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 44126 at http://apr.org Post Hurricane Sandy: Architects Face Increased Legal Risks http://apr.org/post/post-hurricane-sandy-architects-face-increased-legal-risks It's been nearly 10 months since Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast — and coastal communities are still trying to rebuild. Many homeowners are turning to building professionals to reduce the risk of future floods. But in doing so, architects and designers may be exposing themselves to legal risk. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 08:52:00 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 36262 at http://apr.org