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July 28, 2017 at 7:45 pm

After a crushing blow to his plan to repeal Obamacare, President Trump takes aim at deadly gang violence and drug abuse with a visit to Long Island.  We’ll have a report. Alexander Hamilton’s widow left behind an institution ensuring a shot for thousands of children.  We talk to the President and CEO of Graham Windham, Jess Dannhauser. It was 40-years […]

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July 26, 2017 at 6:45 pm

New York City Councilman Corey Johnson’s demands to be heard during the healthcare showdown got him arrested outside of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office.  He’ll be here to give us the inside story. Is there a way to completely ‘rethink’ New York’s failing transit system?  We’ll hear from our guest Jim Venturi, the Founder and Principal Designer of ReThinkNYC.  A new program […]

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July 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Two hit-and-run deaths in Brooklyn this weekend have pushed City Council members and cyclist enthusiasts for protections on our dangerous streets.  We talk to Paul Steely White, the Executive Director of Transportation Alternatives, to find out what steps his organization is pushing for to make the city streets safer for cyclists. It’s shark week, but sharks in the city?  They […]

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July 01, 2017 at 5:30 am

Meet the organization using an age old approach to overcome poverty and help young people chase their dreams. We sit down with Susan L. Taylor, the former Editor–in-Chief of “Essence Magazine” and the Founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement program.   He grew up in a life of poverty, drugs and jail, but chased his dreams to become a voice […]

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June 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to sign an executive order declaring a State of Emergency for the MTA.  We have the latest on these “Days of Delays.”  A major shake-up in the race for City Hall as Republican Paul Massey drops out.  Find out how you can help save our planet’s future.  Meet “First Person” host Aaryn Lang and the […]

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