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A WELL LIT HOLIDAYclip
December 17, 2018 at 4:30 am

Tis the season to deck the halls and trim the trees. As storefronts and home fronts put out their brightest and blingest, you can’t help but notice some displays of holiday cheer are better than others. Luckily for you, Time Out New York’s editor Carla Sosenko stopped by with the five spots that top her list. Aired on December 14, […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
December 14, 2018 at 5:30 am

Cohen. Flynn. Manafort. As some of the president’s closest allies find themselves in legal hot water, Jill Wine-Banks, one of the original Watergate prosecutors, joins us for an exclusive interview with unique perspective. Lizz Winstead helped create The Daily Show and tonight she takes us inside the fight for women’s reproductive rights. Tony awarding-winning actress Joan Allen tackles the disease, […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
December 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

We have the details on an important conference that about marijuana legalization in New York. And, as the New York City Council begins a series of hearings on Amazon’s new headquarters in Long Island City, activists will be protesting what they call the “#HQ2Scam” at City Hall’s steps. The National Urban League’s President Marc Morial joins us with perspective. Plus, actress […]

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THE RIGHT TO LIGHT UP IN NEW YORKclip
December 12, 2018 at 5:15 am

We have the details on an important conference that begins today about marijuana legalization in New York. For ticket information to the Marijuana: Justice, Equity & Reinvestment conference, click here. For more information on the Drug Policy Alliance, click here. Aired on December 11, 2018.    

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#HQ2SCAM PROTEST PLANNEDclip
December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

As the New York City Council begins a series of hearings tomorrow on Amazon’s new headquarters in Long Island City, activists will be protesting what they call the “#HQ2Scam” at City Hall’s steps. The National Urban League’s President Marc Morial joins us with perspective. Aired on December 11, 2018.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
December 11, 2018 at 5:30 am

Opposition to Amazon’s HQ2 continues to grow as protestors rally against incentives and rents rise in Long Island City. Are democrats in Albany ready to push single-payer health care? Is City Hall facing major problems over the New York City Housing Authority lead scandal? The “Angels in America” playwright is here to discuss his life and work. Preview a monumental global journey that explores […]

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