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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 06, 2018 at 5:30 am

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is here to discuss President Trump’s plan to militarize the Mexican border, the census “citizenship” question, and gun legislation amongst other things. A must see interview! Nearly 1.3 million New Yorkers struggle to afford food for themselves and their families every day. Meet the organization that has helped feed them for over 35 years. The violin virtuoso […]

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

Fed up with after-hours emails from your boss? One lawmaker feels your pain. He’s fighting not only for your “right to disconnect,” but to also punish bosses who don’t comply. New York City Council Member Rafael Espinal, Jr. Is here with the details. As the nation remembers the slain civil rights leader 50 years after his assassination, we take a […]

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“DEFINING HOPE”clip
April 05, 2018 at 5:15 am

We follow the journey of hospice patients who are “Defining Hope,” in a film that investigates the choices patients with life-threatening illnesses make in their final months and days, from how much medical technology they accept, what they hope for, and how that hope evolves when life is threatened. Filmmaker Carolyn Jones, and a hospice nurse featured in the documentary, […]

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

In a controversial and last minute move, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that it will restore a question about citizenship to the 2020 census questionnaire. Will the question scare immigrants off and result in an inaccurate count? Throwing off the count of who’s present in the U.S. could have massive implications, including a significant impact on Congress’ representation for the […]

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LEAD: IS YOUR CHILD SAFE?clip
April 04, 2018 at 4:45 am

Are lead dangers lurking in your home? A new report asserts that New York City’s poison prevention program, that’s supposed to keep our children safe from lead exposure, may actually be putting thousands at risk. As part of “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” the multi-platform public media reporting initiative, Aneri Pattani, a health reporter for WNYC, is […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 03, 2018 at 5:30 am

After weeks of negotiations, lawmakers have passed a budget for New York State. We’ll assess who won, who lost, and how the deal will impact your family and your bottom line with City and State’s Editor-In-Chief, Jonathan Lentz. Cynthia Nixon and Governor Andrew Cuomo are both courting New York’s African-American vote. New York Times reporter, Jeffrey C. Mays, is here […]

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