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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
July 25, 2018 at 5:30 am

Yesterday, the parent company of the Daily News, laid off half of its editorial staff, gutting a newspaper that has been a New York institution for nearly a century. We’ll explore what this means for the city and local journalism. Former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, who was once a strong Andrew Cuomo ally, recently announced her intention to run against […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
July 20, 2018 at 5:30 am

A steam pipe exploded in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, raising many questions about the city’s underground infrastructure. What really lies beneath our streets? How do we rebuild? And is asbestos now in our air? Local leaders and street safety advocates are calling on New York State lawmakers to take action to protect our children, one speed camera at a time. OZY Fest, described […]

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STEAM PIPE EXPLOSION & FUTURE OF SCHOOL SPEED CAMSclip
July 20, 2018 at 5:15 am

A steam pipe exploded in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, raising many questions about the city’s underground infrastructure. What really lies beneath our streets? How do we rebuild? And is asbestos now in our air? We have the details. Local leaders and street safety advocates are calling on New York State lawmakers to take action to protect our children, one speed camera at […]

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

Two filmmakers set out to give New Yorkers an inside look at the L train shutdown. Documenting the people who will be most affected and their fears, one of the men behind the lens joins us with an unfiltered preview. Could America’s democracy be at risk? The shocking truth behind “dark money,” elections and you. Tonight, we give you an unsettling look […]

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