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      July 23, 2014 11:33 AM
      On the next edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, The Marshall Project's Editor-in-Chief Bill Keller on redefining criminal justice reporting, the history of Tammany Hall, and a photographic journey to North Brother Island.VIDEO More...
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      Esha Ray  |  July 23, 2014 11:33 AM
      Maria Torres-Springer, commissioner of the city’s Department of Small Business Services, talks to MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman about her priorities as commissioner and the main issues that small businesses face.VIDEO More...
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      Marisa Wong  |  July 23, 2014 11:32 AM
      With growing bipartisan demand for criminal justice reform in the U.S., a non-profit news start-up launching later this year aims to improve reporting and support conversation on the topic.VIDEO More...
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      Denisse Moreno  |  July 23, 2014 11:31 AM
      Host Rafael Pi Roman interviews Terry Golway, the director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy, about his new book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics.VIDEO More...
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      Denisse Moreno  |  July 23, 2014 11:31 AM
      Author and photographer Christopher Payne tells the story of an uninhabited island in New York City.VIDEO More...
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      July 17, 2014 10:08 AM
      On this edition of metroFocus: Anthony Marx on New York’s Public Library, transportation expert Gridlock Sam, the public pensions debate, and a summer meals program that is keeping New Jersey students from hunger.VIDEO More...
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      Marisa Wong  |  July 16, 2014 5:01 PM
      Jack Ford talks to New York Public Library President and CEO Tony Marx about the past, present and future of the nation's largest library system.VIDEO More...
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      July 16, 2014 5:00 PM
      Traffic engineer and former city transportation official Sam Schwartz, better known to many as "Gridlock Sam," joined Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the metropolitan region’s transit system.VIDEO More...
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      Esha Ray  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM
      Steve Malanga, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and Teresa Ghilarducci, director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School take a closer look at public pension funds in the tri-state region.VIDEO More...
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      Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM
      The Summer Food Service Program provides up to two meals a day to children who live in areas where at least half of the student population qualifies for free or reduced-price meals during the school year.VIDEO More...
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      July 9, 2014 11:36 AM
      The next episode of “MetroFocus” features Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President, Senior Planet and the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.VIDEO More...
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