October 11, 2018 at 5:30 am

Historic Hurricane Michael heads north just after a grim warning was issued by the United Nations on climate change. One local group offers advice to New York’s elected officials on what changes are needed to combat the climate crisis. A budget brawl in the Garden State adds tension to a widening rift in New Jersey’s State House, putting Gov. Phil Murphy at odds with his own party. Steve Adubato has the details. From religious melting pot to the “City of Gods,” Queens is known as the birthplace of religious freedom in America. Do you know why? The answer may surprise you. Our “Frontline to Home Front” series hits home with roughly 500,000 veterans and their families living in the city. We meet The NYC Veterans Alliance, a group that is trying to serve them all.

Aired on October 10, 2018. 


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