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February 23, 2017 at 6:27 pm

If you see people reading the same book on the train, don’t be surprised. New York City just launched a program to encourage New Yorker’s to join as a community and read the same book. Commissioner Julie Menin lays out this new star-studded campaign that will have you headed to your closest library. For more information on how to vote […]

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February 23, 2017 at 5:27 am

First, City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito sits down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with MetroFocus as she reflects on her tenure and her future. Next, PBS NATURE’s Executive Producer Fred Kaufman gives us a “first look” at the next installment of the amazing “Spy in the Wild” series. Finally, Broadway stars are taking to the stage to help raise money […]

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February 22, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, after a weekend that has seen “Not My President’s Day” protests, we’ve got the latest on Pres. Trump and his impact on our community. Next, Jewish-Americans are tense after bomb threats are called into community centers around the country and a historic Cemetery was desecrated in St. Louis. Finally, PBS continues it’s month long celebration of Black History Month […]

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February 18, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, State Assemblyman Marcos Crespo talks about the State Assembly’s bills to protect immigrants including one that would make New York a sanctuary state. Next, in honor of  Maya Angelou and Black History Month we’ll take an in depth look at her life in this must see upcoming PBS documentary. Finally,Warren Buffett’s son, Peter shares his opinion on the current […]

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February 17, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, a New Jersey judge finds probable cause to charge Gov. Chris Christie with official misconduct for his role over the Bridgegate scandal. Next, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito delivered her fourth and final State of the City address today. Then, a PBS documentary shows a conversation African-Americans have in their homes. Finally, CUNY Chancellor, James Milliken talks about CUNY’s […]

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