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December 06, 2017 at 5:30 am

What’s the correlation between the U.S. Census and your wallet? Billions of tax dollars may be a stake, and a haphazard count may threaten your voice in Congress. New York State Assemblyman Marcos Crespo is here to share his insights. Actor Alec Baldwin and satirist Kurt Andersen offer a political satire of President Trump’s first year in office in their […]

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December 04, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Endless days of delays for straphangers underground as our subway system seems to be disintegrating. Now a New York Times investigation delves into the politics and decisions that created these massive problems. New York Times metro investigative reporter Brian Rosenthal provides an inside look. Aired on December 04, 2017.

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November 29, 2017 at 5:30 am

Mayor de Blasio’s plan to use ferries as an alternative to ease the city’s transit problems hit a snag, and a pylon, and is now literally taking on water. We have the latest. Tomorrow is the 85th annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Host and weatherman of NBC’s Today Show Al Roker is here with a history lesson […]

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November 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

Fake news versus real news. Metro papers columnist, Ellis Henican, joins us to examine the war of words that has reignited the feud between The White House and media giant CNN. We also discuss the sexual misconduct allegations on both sides of the aisle in Washington D.C. Architect Vishaan Chakrabarti sheds light on his proposed plan to save the distressed […]

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November 07, 2017 at 5:30 am

ELECTION DAY PREVIEW Polls will open at 6 a.m. across the five boroughs tomorrow morning and incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping to deliver what many predict will be a landslide victory over Republican challenger Nicole Malliotakis and Independent candidate Bo Dietl. We’re joined by an expert panel of New York political reporters for a look at all of […]

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October 20, 2017 at 7:45 pm

Daniel Rodriguez loves being a bike courier, but he relies on tips to supplement his hourly wage. Can he save enough to finish college and start his dream career? Previously aired on August 18, 2017 and October 20, 2017.  Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the […]

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