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February 17, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, a New Jersey judge finds probable cause to charge Gov. Chris Christie with official misconduct for his role over the Bridgegate scandal. Next, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito delivered her fourth and final State of the City address today. Then, a PBS documentary shows a conversation African-Americans have in their homes. Finally, CUNY Chancellor, James Milliken talks about CUNY’s […]

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February 15, 2017 at 5:26 am

First, we’ll take a look at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City address. Next, PBS American Experience shows the 1992 standoff at “Ruby Ridge” which is said to have given rise to the modern American Militia Movement. Then, we also get new insight into the University of Texas-Austin mass shooting. Finally, once almost a lost treasure of New […]

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February 14, 2017 at 6:26 pm

Once almost a lost treasure of New York, the St. George Theatre is coming back to life as a Staten Island cultural center.  Find out how you can usher it into the 21st Century. Treasures of New York will soon explore the history of the St. George Theatre this summer. Watch past documentaries from the series to get ready for their […]

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February 10, 2017 at 5:30 am

Tonight, with blizzard like conditions, we’ll take a look at what we can expect through the night. Next, the use of “enhanced” DNA leads to the arrest of Karina Vetrano’s alleged killer. Famed forensic pathologist doctor Michael Baden breaks down this new technology and why the FBI refuses to use it. Then, City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer talks about […]

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February 08, 2017 at 5:30 am

Tonight, State lawmakers release a scathing report on the city’s homeless hotels. With the mayor less than thrilled we’ll break down the findings with an expert on a situation spiraling out of control.
Then, last night, legendary New York detective Bo Dietl shared his plans to take down De Blasio in a run against the mayor. Tonight he lays out his plan to help the homeless get off the streets.
Next, PBS American Experience revisits the Oklahoma City bombing with the story of why 168 men, women and children lost their lives.
Finally, beam me up Scotty! New York University professor David Grier takes us where science has never gone before.

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