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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
October 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Our coverage of “New York’s Opioid Crisis” and our partnership with the state’s Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services continues with a preview of NOVA’s examination of the science of addiction. Who’s up and who’s down in Albany and Manhattan politics? Find out from City & State in this week’s “Winners & Losers.” It’s the time of year when […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
October 16, 2018 at 5:30 am

As MetroFocus enters its fourth season we join other public broadcasting stations and state officials in the fight against addiction. All this week we’ll provide insights, discuss solutions and share resources on where to find help during this burgeoning epidemic. The Commissioner of New York State’s Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Arlene González-Sánchez, joins us to share the stark view […]

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

In a move that shocked even political insiders, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley announced her resignation. But, her departure leaves more questions than answers. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg changed political parties and registered as a Democrat again. Is it a first move on the way to a possible run at the White House? Once a victim, now he’s […]

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THE STORY BEHIND FAMOUS NATHAN’S HOT DOGSclip
October 06, 2018 at 4:30 am

No trip to Coney Island would be complete without a stop at Nathan’s Famous in Brooklyn, but do you know the history behind those iconic hot dogs? Author, filmmaker, and grandson of its founder, Lloyd Handwerker talks about his recent film and subsequent book titled Famous Nathan that chronicles the story of how his grandfather, Nathan Handwerker, started the family business and grew it into the American success story it is today.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
October 05, 2018 at 5:30 am

A New York Times investigative report alleges President Trump “participated in dubious tax schemes” to acquire millions of dollars of additional wealth from his father’s real estate empire. Tonight, we sit down with one of the reporters behind the investigation. All eyes turn to the Senate as events unfold on Capitol Hill. MetroFocus contributor Steve Adubato narrows in on two […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
October 04, 2018 at 5:30 am

Sexual assaults on our subways are on the rise. New York State Sen. Diane Savino joins us to share the startling statistics and a plan to combat these crimes. We explore how radical plans for reconstruction on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Brooklyn Heights Promenade might displace homeworkers. Who was “The Woman in the Iron Coffin?” A new episode of PBS’ “Secrets […]

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