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January 21, 2017 at 5:37 am

Tonight, amid a flurry of contentious cabinet hearings, President Trump ascends to our nation’s highest office. Two of New York’s biggest newspapers agree: it’s the “DON OF A NEW DAY.” But what does that mean for our area? We have the details ahead.

Then, a historic day for our nation, but where does it rank in the annals of history? We look back at past inaugurations.

Finally, on the eve of millions of women taking to the streets to protest our new president, the organizer of New York’s women’s march, Katherine Siemionko, joins us with a look at what’s planned for tomorrow’s event.

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January 20, 2017 at 5:44 am

Tonight, in less than 24 hours, Donald Trump will be the president of these United States: a union many say is now divided. The mood inside Capitol Hill? From the left, New York Democratic Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will share her vision on working with the 45th president.

Then, New York Republican Congressman John Faso will be here with his view on working with President-elect Donald Trump.

Finally, a makeover for a presidential namesake. JFK International Airport is set for a major ten billion dollar overhaul. We have a preview of this soon-to-be transformed transportation hub.

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