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June 15, 2017 at 5:30 am

The transit summer nightmare that’s more than just a bad dream-with new re-routings! New cancellations! And new delays! We’ll take you into the tunnels for a rare look at the breakdowns causing chaos for commuters. Putting an end to the stigma surrounding male sexual assault. Once a victim, now a leading voice-the son of NBA legend Isaiah Thomas, Zeke Thomas […]

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June 13, 2017 at 5:30 am

Tonight, can education be run like a business?  PBS’s series “School Inc.” makes the case, but not everyone thinks it makes the grade.  Education historian Diane Ravitch tells us why. Then, for the First Family of New York City, the issue of mental health is a deeply personal one.  Tonight, First Lady Chirlane McCray tells us why she believes her […]

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June 08, 2017 at 5:30 am

The New Jersey primary results are in!  We’ve got the latest on what’s next for the race for Governor. Then, New York Education Commissioner Maryellen Elia is here with frank talk about the controversies surrounding Common Core, Charter Schools, and “free college tuition for all.” Next, Tony week continues with the breakout star of “Miss Saigon”!  Best Actress Tony Award […]

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