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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 15, 2018 at 5:30 am

TV personality and executive producer Ricki Lake delivers an eye opening documentary on parents fighting for their children’s survival while fighting against mainstream medicine. We have a preview. As visitors head to the Adirondacks to see the fall foliage, park rangers call for reinforcements to keep hikers safe. But state officials are standing in their way. New York Now managing editor […]

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METROFOCUS SPECIAL EDITION: “CANCER CLUSTERS: THE SEARCH FOR ANSWERS”episode
November 10, 2018 at 5:30 am

Cancer clusters in Staten Island and Long Island have residents on edge and officials springing into action. The New York State Board of Health has begun a long awaited study. We have the details. What dangers lurk beneath what was once the world’s largest garbage dump? Does the defunct Fresh Kills Landfill hold the key to what’s making Richmond County […]

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9/11 & STUDENT CANCERclip
November 10, 2018 at 5:00 am

Alexandra Jorge and Michele Lent Hirsch returned to their schools blocks from Ground Zero just weeks after the 9/11 attacks. Years later they were diagnosed with thyroid cancer, which they connect to the toxins they were exposed to. Michele has since written a book on the challenges she and other young women with diagnoses face, titled “Invisible: How Young Women […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 08, 2018 at 5:30 am

The dust settles after the midterm elections and a mixed victory is declared. Questions are being raised about the balance of power and its impact on the tri-state area. Republican stronghold Staten Island sends a Democrat to D.C. On Long Island, GOP stalwarts Peter King and Lee Zeldin retain their seats while former rapper and Rhodes Scholar Antonio Delgado claims […]

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“SINKING CITIES: TOKYO”clip
November 08, 2018 at 4:45 am

Tokyo is looking for new ways to fight back against rising waters. Peril & Promise, the public media initiative reporting on the human impact of climate change, scientific solutions and innovation in resilience, mitigation and clean energy, presents the four-part PBS documentary series, “Sinking Cities,” exploring how four global cities are coming to grips with the real-time effects of rising […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 07, 2018 at 5:30 am

A trial challenging the Trump administration, and a question about citizenship begins, as a polarized nation awaits the results of the midterm elections. Tonight we’ll examine what’s at stake in the midterm elections, looking at not only federal dollars but potential powers. What fate lies ahead for the caravan of refugees from Central and South America, who are now almost one thousand […]

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