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Yes, It's Hot In Here: Former New York Mets Mascot AJ Mass

AJ Mass grew up walking distance from Shea Stadium, destined to be a New York Mets fan. What he didn’t expect to happen was eventually fitting into the Mr. Met suit.

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December 9, 2014 1:26 PM | Comments

In his new book, Bai tells the story of Gary Hart’s failed 1988 presidential campaign and how a fateful spring night in 1987 led to a shift in the practice of political journalism.

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December 8, 2014 1:28 PM | Comments
Can Hollywood make a difference in the way we perceive people with mental illness? MetroFocus presents a view from some of the biggest names in film and TV, and follows up with Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute.VIDEO
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December 4, 2014 7:55 PM | 2 Comments
Rafael Pi Roman and Jack Ford moderate a panel featuring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, NYU professor Charlton McIlwain and New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres.VIDEO
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December 4, 2014 4:33 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman and Jack Ford moderate a panel featuring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, NYU professor Charlton McIlwain and New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres.VIDEO
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November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments

New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on eliminating traffic fatalities, lingering psychological effects of Superstorm Sandy, Councilmember Daniel Dromm on the upcoming roll out of municipal IDs and filmmaker Julie Cohen’s documentary The Sturgeon Queens.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Comments

The fourth-generation Russes expand on everything from how they came into the family business to how to slice smoked fish and explain appetizing – one of New York City’s most unique food traditions.

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November 17, 2014 10:18 AM | Comments

New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on eliminating traffic fatalities, lingering psychological effects of Superstorm Sandy, Councilmember Daniel Dromm on the upcoming roll out of municipal IDs and filmmaker Julie Cohen’s documentary The Sturgeon Queens.

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November 13, 2014 12:20 PM | Comments

NewsHour Weekend investigates whether soccer is too dangerous for kids, toys that teach kids to code, Maria Hinojosa on changing American demographics and New York’s newly-crowned tallest residential building.

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William Brangham, NewsHour Weekend  |  November 13, 2014 12:18 PM | Comments

Youth soccer has become one of the leading causes of concussions for kids in America, sending an estimated 10,000 kids to the E.R. every year.

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November 13, 2014 12:17 PM | Comments
Maria Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of the PBS series America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, joins Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the country’s demographic shifts.VIDEO
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