Episode
March 21, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, did a “rookie judge” drop the ball?  Yadira Arroyo was killed after being run over by her own FDNY ambulance. Her family is now demanding the death penalty for the man who allegedly ran over the mother of five twice. Next, iconic New York City newspaper columnist, Jimmy Breslin died on Sunday. Then, a new savings initiative will give […]

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March 09, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, the AARP and some Republicans strongly oppose the proposal to replace Obamacare. Find out what this replacement plan means for your healthcare and the entire metro region. Next, find out the results of a new study of how this “new media” is affecting our kids. Finally, get a sneak peek behind the puppets and meet the actors who bring […]

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February 24, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, President Donald Trump withdraws Obama administration protection for transgender students. Next, Assembly member Marcos Crespo tells us his plan to help college graduates with student debt. Then, Commissioner Julie Menin tells us about a new campaign that will have you headed to the library. Finally, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland tells us about her rise in the […]

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February 23, 2017 at 6:29 pm

President Donald Trump decided to withdraw Obama administration protections for transgender students in public schools around the country. The protections allowed transgender students to use school restrooms that align with their gender identity. New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm is here to tell us the implications for you and your child.

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