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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 13, 2019episode
February 14, 2019 at 5:30 am

Julie Menin, the former head of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment is the city’s new census director. Making reforms to a census that she believes is hostile to immigrants and minorities, is first on her agenda. She joins us to discuss. Former CNN reporter Josh Levs is fighting for fair parental leave for fathers to care for their families. […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 05, 2019 at 5:30 am

No heat and scarce electricity at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center during some of the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in a generation has outraged both inmates at the facility and their advocates over alleged sub-human conditions.  We’ve got the latest on this fluid situation. And, was your taxi fare higher today than it was yesterday? The answer is “yes,” and the reason: […]

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JAIL: NO HEAT & RISING ANGERclip
February 05, 2019 at 5:15 am

No heat and scarce electricity at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center during some of the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in a generation has outraged both inmates at the facility and their advocates over alleged sub-human conditions.  We’ve got the latest on this fluid situation. And, was your taxi fare higher today than it was yesterday? The answer is “yes,” and the reason: […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 01, 2019 at 5:30 am

 A city-wide code blue alert has been issued as the polar vortex hits home! We’re facing real safety concerns as the deep freeze settles over New York. We have the latest on this life-threatening cold snap. A young mother carrying her one-year-old child and a stroller full of groceries collapsed and died descending into the subway. In the wake of this […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 29, 2019 at 5:30 am

Mayor Corey Johnson? The City Council Speaker has started to explore a bid to helm the city. We have the breaking news. Governor Cuomo goes on the offensive against Congressman Lee Zeldin’s criticism of tuition assistance for the undocumented, while members of the Catholic Church call for Governor Cuomo’s  excommunication over his stance on abortion. A potentially dangerous and historic arctic […]

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