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2017: THE YEAR IN NEWSclip
December 21, 2017 at 6:45 pm

It’s been a year of change and challenge. From President Trump’s first year in office to the long hot summer days of delays to terror attacks in the city to the “silence breakers” whose “MeToo” movement took down pillars of power and became a rallying cry heard around the world. Aired on December 21, 2017.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
December 21, 2017 at 5:30 am

Congress passed the most sweeping re-write of the tax code in decades, with a presidential signature expected in days. But what will it really do for us and our states? Greg David, director of the business and economics reporting program at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism joins us to break down the tax code reform. As a part of our […]

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December 19, 2017 at 5:30 am

An investigation into sites containing deadly, hazardous waste reveals hot spots all over Long Island and the New York area. A shocking report tonight from Pro Publica’s Senior Environmental Reporter, Abraham Lustgarten. It was a year where social activism, hate groups, sexual harassment, and hyper-partisanship dominated headlines. We’re taking a look back at 2017 with WNYC Reporter, Arun Venugopal. It’s a part […]

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December 14, 2017 at 5:30 am

A stunning blow was dealt to the Trump presidency as Republican Roy Moore lost the Senate race in Alabama. A firestorm also erupted between the President and New York Senator Gillibrand following her rousing criticism of the Commander-In-Chief. Joining us to discuss the recent loss and the future of the GOP in  New York State is political analyst and NY […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSEpisode
December 09, 2017 at 5:30 am

There’s a computer caper in our schools! Thousands of personal computers, meant for New York City’s children, have gone missing. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is here and wants answers. We explore the challenges facing women in positions of power. Catherine Mayer, former editor at Time Magazine and author of “Attack of the 50 Ft. Women: How Gender Equality Can Save the […]

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