Episode
December 13, 2016 at 6:35 am

Women and children make up the majority of NYC’s homeless. Former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn offers solutions.

Then, find out how one boy sung his way from poverty to center stage at the Metropolitan Opera, and reports that our President-elect is scrambling for “A-List performers” for Inauguration Day has hit a major snag. We have the inside story.

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Episode
December 09, 2016 at 5:33 am

After the recent deaths of children supervised by the NYC Administration for Children’s Services, we sit down for an EXCLUSIVE interview with New York Public Advocate Letitia James to discuss why A.C.S. is failing NYC’s children and what must be done to fix the problem.

Then, there are 8 million people in New York and over 2 million rats in Manhattan. Can we get the problem under control & are feral cats the answer to our vermin problem?

Next, John Lennon was murdered on this day in 1980. Yet, his legacy lives beyond his music and humanitarianism. Tonight, the inside story of Lennon’s legal victory that forever changed our country.

Finally, a new documentary “Hugs and Knishes” explores the rich history of Jewish food and its cultural impact across all of America.

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