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April 07, 2017 at 5:28 am

HOMELAND UNDER SIEGE After the suspected chemical attack in Syria which led to the deaths of innocents, a New York Syrian American reacts to this horrific war crime.   WORLD WAR I 100 years ago today America joined its allies and entered World War I.  Tonight a look at the Park Avenue Armory and the role it played then and […]

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April 06, 2017 at 5:28 am

THE YOUNGEST VICTIMS April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, tonight we shine a light on this problem, expose how wide spread it is in our area, and what is being done to protect the innocent.   ANIMALS IN DANGER Climate change and its effect on our local wildlife is causing concern and producing some unexpected success stories.  The Nature Conservancy’s […]

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April 05, 2017 at 5:28 am

RIKERS: THE END GAME Violence against inmates at Riker’s Island notorious jail have increased despite recent reforms.  Mayor de Blasio has now promised to shut down the facility in 10 years, but is that too long a time?  Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson is here with reaction.   #STANDWITHTHIRTEEN Hundreds of people rallied at City Hall to fight the proposed Federal budget […]

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April 04, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, lawmakers, artists, and other New Yorkers protest President Trump’s plan to cut federal funding for the arts, culture, and libraries. Next, Governor Cuomo calls for an emergency extension to avoid a shutdown. Then, Co-Founder of Autism Speaks, Bob Wright is here to tell us about autism. Finally, families, teachers and first responders takes us back to that frightful day […]

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