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TRUMP’S FIRST PHYSICALepisode
January 11, 2018 at 6:45 pm

The President readies for his first compressive physical since taking office as the nation readies for the results. Concerns mount among some over President Trump’s mental well-being as critics question whether this self-proclaimed “very stable genius” is fit to hold the highest office in the land. Metro columnist Ellis Henican and political commentator Amy Holmes join us to discuss. Aired […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 11, 2018 at 5:30 am

Approximately one in seven people in New York suffer from addiction, yet only ten percent receive help. Why? In a “MetroFocus” special report, journalist Laurie Dhue, herself a recovering addict, takes us across the state to talk to our neighbors, co-workers, and in some cases our friends and family who are in varying stages of recovery. They all offer a reminder that […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 10, 2018 at 5:30 am

As track repairs begin again in Penn Station, the Gateway Tunnel Project might offer a lifeline from New Jersey to New York. But, it may be dead on arrival. Why? And should the subway shutdown at night for necessary track work? For overnight shift workers this might sound horrific, but is it necessary? We talk to Tom Wright, the Regional […]

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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.episode
January 09, 2018 at 7:15 pm

As we prepare to remember the civil rights leader 50 years after his murder, Harlem’s historic Apollo Theater teams up with WNYC to illuminate our nation’s progress and missteps in the fight for equal rights. WNYC’S own Brian Lehrer, host of “The Brian Lehrer Show,” joins us with more. Aired on January 9, 2018.

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HEROIN’S TERRIBLE GRIPepisode
January 09, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The opioid epidemic is raging. Amid political talk little is being done at the moment. Welcome to the front lines of the drug war, a place were lives turn down one of two paths. We’ll take you inside a home in upstate New York where women battling addiction stand a chance of beating their demons. Aired on January 9, 2018.

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GATEWAY TUNNEL: D.O.A.?episode
January 09, 2018 at 6:45 pm

As track repairs begin again in Penn Station, the Gateway Tunnel Project might offer a lifeline from New Jersey to New York. But, it may be dead on arrival. Why? And should the subway shutdown at night for necessary track work? For overnight shift workers this might sound horrific, but is it necessary? We talk to Tom Wright, the Regional […]

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