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New York City’s Plan to Bridge the Digital Divide with WiFi

Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.

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July 9, 2014 11:36 AM | Comments

The next episode of “MetroFocus” features Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President, Senior Planet and the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.

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July 3, 2014 10:15 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the founders of Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin on Bus Rapid Transit, seniors bridging the digital divide and a new museum of recent history.

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July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | Comments
NYNow's Matt Ryan has the story on what's being done to prevent the spread of invasive species to Lake George.VIDEO
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June 18, 2014 11:33 AM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, environmental journalist Dan Fagin on his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, actor Christopher Plummer at the Theatre World Awards, and Kara Walker on LIVE from the NYPL.

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Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.An interview with the founder and editor of AdaptNY, a project that works to foster conversation and connect local residents to decision-makers. Christie’s Huguette Clark auction and Bell Dedman’s new book on the heiress.

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June 6, 2014 4:09 PM | 1 Comment

Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.An interview with the founder and editor of AdaptNY, a project that works to foster conversation and connect local residents to decision-makers. Christie’s Huguette Clark auction and Bell Dedman’s new book on the heiress.

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May 21, 2014 4:10 PM | Comments
At a farm near Albany, N.Y., robots milk the cows. Dairy operations across New York have been leading the country’s charge into a brave new world of automated milking systems.VIDEO
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May 16, 2014 3:06 PM | Comments

New York City’s new commissioner of the Department for the Aging on poverty and the growing senior population, how the tech economy is creating the sharing economy, the new executive director of the 92nd street Y builds on140 years of tradition and a The New York Times video featuring robots that milk cows.

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May 14, 2014 12:39 PM | 1 Comment

On this edition of MetroFocus: “Rebuild by Design” and innovative water management solutions from the Netherlands, The New York Times Op-Doc “Animals Are Persons Too” and an interview with animal rights lawyer Steven Wise, and the wonderful world of little free libraries.

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