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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 31, 2017 at 5:30 am

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime business associate Rick Gates surrendered to Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller following an indictment laying out 12 charges against them. Manafort and Gates have been accused of conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money and making false statements, among several other charges. Jennifer Rodgers, Executive Director of the […]

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October 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

It’s been five years since Superstorm Sandy ravaged our area, displacing communities and taxing our economy.  Are there radical steps we must take now before the next Sandy hits?  The Nature Conservancy’s Bill Ulfelder will be here with the answers. From fake news to the landscape of our media, media and legal analyst Dan Abrams is back with insights on […]

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October 21, 2017 at 5:30 am

Walid Abdelwahab is an immigrant who cooks and sells food from a street cart. He faces challenges every day, from long hours to local merchants who don’t want him there. But for him, it’s about chasing the American Dream. While we’re commuting to work, Heidi Kole is already at work busking in NYC subway stations. She competes with trains and cellphones […]

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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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October 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm

A recent college graduate, Nadir Samara makes more money walking dogs in Brooklyn than he did working for an insurance company in Philadelphia. 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 impact of poverty on American society. […]

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October 20, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Cecilia Brentlinger, a single-mother discovered that working as an on-demand driver gives her the freedom to choose her own hours, but it also comes at a price. 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 impact of […]

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