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MetroFocus Full Episode: Poverty Solutions, Mayoral Candidate John Catsimatidis, Mobile Hall of Fame
On the show this week: solutions to poverty, NYC Votes 2013 continues with mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis, what's next in Albany, and New Jersey's new mobile Hall of FameVIDEO
NJ residents who receive federal emergency unemployment compensation will see their weekly benefits payments cut by 22 percent starting at the end of the month because of automatic federal spending cuts.VIDEO
Eight years after they met in the frames department of the IKEA store in Elizabeth, Berkeley "Rashid" Smith, of Newark, and his bride, Shirley Stewart, were married at the same spot, before a small party of family and friends. VIDEO
As if the New York City mayor’s race, a string of scandals in the New York legislature and the gubernatorial campaign in New Jersey weren’t enough for the region, a new special senatorial race in the Garden State has been added to the docket for the next few months. VIDEO
On this edition of MetroFocus: a new proposal for a parks alliance, political power in New York and New Jersey, the history of Greenwich Village, and works from an upstate sculptor.VIDEO
Jeff Chiesa was a surprise pick. Of the dozen or more names in circulation this week, the pundits overlooked one of Chris Christie’s closest confidantes.VIDEO