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April 27, 2017 at 5:28 am

CUOMO’S TUITION FAILURE?  Does the Governor’s free tuition plan really benefit NYC’s neediest students? You’ll hear from one critic who says it barely makes the grade.   THE BOROUGH PRESIDENT SPEAKS: BROOKLYN Gentrification and the fight pitting a Housing Boom against Homeless Shelters & Affordable Housing. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams addresses these issues and more in the first of […]

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April 26, 2017 at 5:28 am

INSIDE THE SHELTER Over 60,000 people live in New York City’s homeless shelters and over 20,000 of them are children. Former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn takes us inside a shelter helping those in need.   HATE SURGE IN NYS From swastikas to bomb threats, anti-Semitic incidents have spiked by a whopping 70% across New York State alone, in the […]

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April 22, 2017 at 5:28 am

PANDEMONIUM AT PENN STATION! Derailments, breakdowns, Tasers and even a stampede have left riders wondering, can it get any worse? We’ve got the latest on the plan to fix the country’s busiest train station.   “DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’ WAR” On this Yom HaShoah weekend, Ken Burns and Tom Hanks help tell the story of an extraordinary husband and […]

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April 21, 2017 at 6:27 pm

In honor of Earth Day this weekend, musician, author, philanthropist, and son of the late John Lennon, Julian Lennon stopped by to share his plan to get the new generation to commit to the environment. For more information on The White Feather Foundation go to: https://whitefeatherfoundation.com/   If you want to learn more about Julian Lennon’s children’s book go to […]

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April 20, 2017 at 5:28 am

A NATION DIVIDED From politics to a police state, are we a nation fractured in two?  MSNBC’S Chris Hayes explains that and more.   “HOLOCAUST ESCAPE TUNNEL” After Jewish Prisoners were forced to dispose of the bodies of 100,000 of their people murdered by the Nazis, they knew they faced a similar fate.  Armed with only makeshift tools and a […]

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April 18, 2017 at 5:28 am

IS YOUR CHILD IN DANGER? A disturbing new report shows high levels of lead in all 5 boroughs of our city’s schools.  We have the details.   ALBANY INFIGHTING Now that the state’s budget has passed, how bad is the infighting amongst Democrats? Senator Marisol Alcantara takes us deep inside the capitol.   “SAFE AT HOME”   Guest host Billy Crystal talks […]

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