Government & Politics

The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Sports Betting

Billions of dollars every year are wagered on the outcome of various sporting events, but except for bets made in Las Vegas and a few other states, they're all illegal.

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November 7, 2013 2:19 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features analysis of election returns from the metropolitan region, former co-anchor of the MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour, Robert MacNeil, on a new documentary “JFK: 1 PM Central Standard Time," and a non-profit technology training center in Chelsea that gets seniors online and back into the workforce.VIDEO
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November 6, 2013 6:12 PM | Comments
New York Times columnist Michael Powell, editor-in-chief of City & State Morgan Pehme, and editor-in-chief of City Limits Jarrett Murphy join MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman for analysis of election returns. VIDEO
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November 6, 2013 6:12 PM | Comments
Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, Secrets of the Dead chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 6, 2013 6:11 PM | 5 Comments
Journalist Robert MacNeil tells his firsthand account of the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, TX.VIDEO
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November 1, 2013 11:47 AM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features analysis of election returns from the metropolitan region, with voices from The New York Times, City & State, and City Limits.VIDEO
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Matt Ryan, New York Now  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
For over 1oo years there has been a clouded title issue involving parcels in what is called Township 40. NY NOW's Matt Ryan examines Proposition 4, a land swap between residents and the state.VIDEO
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October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
On this episode of MetroFocus: NYC's hospitals rebuild and fortify after Sandy, maritime forests in Bradley Beach, NJ, a look at what's on the NY ballot, an interview with former mayor David Dinkins, and the story of a cheerleading squad that will inspire you.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
On election day, New York voters will have six ballot measures to decide in addition to local races.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  October 30, 2013 3:32 PM | Comments
MetroFocus sits down with David Dinkins to set the record straight and to discuss his new book, "A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic".VIDEO
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October 25, 2013 4:04 PM | Comments
On the upcoming episode of MetroFocus: NYC's hospitals rebuild and fortify after Sandy, maritime forests in Bradley Beach, NJ, a look at what's on the NY ballot, an interview with former mayor David Dinkins, and the story of a cheerleading squad that will inspire you.VIDEO
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