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February 25, 2017 at 5:28 am

Mayor Bill de Blasio takes the hot seat and the feds take aim over fundraising scandals. On Monday we’ll take you behind the closed door meetings to find out how the investigation could affect you. First, Rep. Adriano Espaillat tell us how he is fighting against Trump’s immigration policies. Next, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard Haass tells […]

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February 23, 2017 at 5:27 am

First, City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito sits down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with MetroFocus as she reflects on her tenure and her future. Next, PBS NATURE’s Executive Producer Fred Kaufman gives us a “first look” at the next installment of the amazing “Spy in the Wild” series. Finally, Broadway stars are taking to the stage to help raise money […]

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February 16, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, a jury found Pedro Hernandez guilty for the murder of Etan Patz. Next,the daughter of feminist icon Bella Abzug, speaks out about why she feels women’s rights are eroding under the Trump administration. Then, see how robotic cameras designed to look like animals are being used to capture how animals think and feel in their natural habitat. Finally, find […]

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February 04, 2017 at 5:36 am

Tonight, as part of our ongoing initiative Peril and Promise, we take you to Long Island where an environmental catastrophe no one ever saw coming threatens the future of the region.
Then, one fast and furious group has a need for speed that’s proving deadly. We team up with our partners at Newsday to take you inside the world of illegal street racing.
Finally, he grew up in a life of poverty, drugs and jail, but chased his dreams to become a voice for his community. As part of our ongoing initiative, Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America, we share the story of artist and activist Daniel Beaty.

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MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, the Anderson Family Fund, Judy and Josh Weston, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, The Dorothy Schiff Endowment for News and Public Affairs Programming, Jody and John Arnhold, Rosalind P. Walter, Ellen and James S. Marcus, the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation, Laura and Jim Ross.

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