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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 19, 2018 at 5:30 am

A new tactic being proposed in the war on the drugs may put all New Yorkers on the front lines of the battle. This may just enable you to help save lives in the process. Find out how. Meet “The Refugee Doctor” who has devoted her life to saving survivors of genocide. Bill Nye is perhaps the most beloved teacher in America. […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 17, 2018 at 5:30 am

The New York Police Department’s sex crimes unit is under fire from the City Council for being understaffed and undertrained. Council Member Donovan Richards is here with the details. In 2014, a massive chemical spill in West Virginia left more than 300,000 people without safe drinking water. PBS’ Independent Lens premieres “What Lies Upstream,” a documentary that exposes government negligence […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Local residents are suing nearly every agency involved. The expected L train shutdown is projected to last 15 months. Greg Mocker, transit reporter for WPIX-11, is here with the details. A scary statistic: if you’re between the ages of 18 and 64 and live in New York, about 52 percent of you do not have a retirement plan. Even worse: […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 13, 2018 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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DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?clip
April 13, 2018 at 5:15 am

Do you have what it takes to change the life of a child?  If so, now’s your chance to become a mentor.   We talk to Paula Gavin – the Chief Services Officer in charge of the new initiative, and Bianca Gottesman and Jade Nieves  – a mentor-mentee duo from the organization i-Mentor – which builds mentoring relationships that empower first-generation […]

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