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May 8, 2015 4:21 PM | Comments

Matt Ryan reports on New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos’ arrest, Professor Patrick Sharkey on concentrated poverty, Philip K. Howard explores “The Rule of Nobody” in his book, and the organization Rocking the Boat navigates STEAM subjects in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx.

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May 7, 2015 4:50 PM | 1 Comment
Matt Ryan reports from Albany this week on the arrest of Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos.VIDEO
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May 7, 2015 4:47 PM | Comments
Too much government or too little? Too many laws or too few?VIDEO
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May 6, 2015 1:45 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Matt Ryan reports from Albany on the political fallout from the arrest of State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Nassau County) and his son on corruption charges just four months after the arrest of Assembly […]

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May 1, 2015 10:37 AM | Comments
Court proceedings live at 11am; U.S. Attorney's office press conference at 1pm; updates as they happen throughout the day.VIDEO
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April 24, 2015 10:40 AM | Comments

The pros and cons of legalizing sports betting, the growth and future of Long Island’s tourism industry, behind-the-scenes experiences working with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and Newark Penn Station celebrates 80 years of service.

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William Brangham, PBS NewsHour  |  April 23, 2015 12:48 PM | Comments
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.VIDEO
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April 21, 2015 1:24 PM | Comments

The pros and cons of legalizing sports betting, the growth and future of Long Island’s tourism industry, behind-the-scenes experiences working with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and Newark Penn Station celebrates 80 years of service.

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April 17, 2015 12:00 PM | Comments

Reviewing the first year of universal pre-K and looking at future early learning plans, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. on increased prosecution of human and sex trafficking, PBS Nature’s “Animal Homes” and ceramic artist Matthew Wilson.

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April 16, 2015 1:09 PM | Comments

Vance has been responsible for a number of initiatives designed to create innovative approaches to the struggle against crime.

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