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

The New York City Housing Authority remains in the hot seat, facing criticism of widespread heat outages and pervasive lies. Councilman Ritchie Torres, chairman of the city’s oversight and investigation committee, joins us to explain his zero tolerance approach to the failure of the heating system. PBS continues its celebration of Black History Month with an encore of the American Masters documentary, “Maya Angelou: And Still […]

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CITY’S MESSAGE TO NYCHAclip
February 09, 2018 at 6:45 pm

The New York City Housing Authority remains in the hot seat, facing criticism of widespread heat outages and pervasive lies. Councilman Ritchie Torres, chairman of the city’s oversight and investigation committee, joins us to explain his zero tolerance approach to the failure of the heating system. Aired on February 9, 2018.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 09, 2018 at 5:30 am

Immigration activist Ravi Ragbir’s detention sparked a powerful protest in the streets of New York and a heartfelt appeal from the mayor himself. Ragbir is no longer in custody, but he is still not free. As his possible deportation hangs overhead, so too does the uncertainty of his future. In a Metrofocus exclusive interview, Ragbir and his wife Amy Gottlieb […]

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INSIDE NYCHA HOUSING: A FIRSTHAND ACCOUNTepisode
February 08, 2018 at 7:00 pm

The embattled New York City Housing Authority continues to face backlash over busted boilers in freezing temperatures, but those are just the latest in a long list of violations. Tonight, we travel to the Redfern housing project in Queens for a firsthand look at the living conditions and to hear from the tenants who are at the center of the […]

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IMMIGRATION ACTIVIST RAVI RAGBIRepisode
February 08, 2018 at 6:45 pm

Immigration activist Ravi Ragbir’s detention sparked a powerful protest in the streets of New York and a heartfelt appeal from the mayor himself. Ragbir is no longer in custody, but he is still not free. As his possible deportation hangs overhead, so too does the uncertainty of his future. In a Metrofocus exclusive interview, Ragbir and his wife Amy Gottlieb […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 08, 2018 at 5:30 am

A shocking report reveals that recent fatal commuter crashes were caused by a lack of sleep. A federal investigation details that the train crashes in Hoboken and Brooklyn, which resulted in one death and over 200 injuries, were caused by engineers who were literally asleep at the wheel. Both engineers suffered from easily diagnosed sleep disorders, yet both were never […]

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