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February 24, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, President Donald Trump withdraws Obama administration protection for transgender students. Next, Assembly member Marcos Crespo tells us his plan to help college graduates with student debt. Then, Commissioner Julie Menin tells us about a new campaign that will have you headed to the library. Finally, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland tells us about her rise in the […]

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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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