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February 20, 2019 at 4:30 am

Bernie Sanders throws his hat into the ring of Democratic candidates vying to defeat President Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Could his entry embolden a Trump run? Who are the real losers of Amazon HQ2’s pull out of Long Island City? Find out! Protests have erupted around the country over the President’s declaration of a “state of emergency” at the […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 15, 2019episode
February 16, 2019 at 5:30 am

As the tech giant scraps its plan to build a new headquarters in New York, we have the latest on the fallout and what it means for you.  A veteran hoping to build a family through adoption says she faced bias from adoption agencies. She’ll tell us the story of her struggle and reveal how that painful process led her […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 14, 2019episode
February 15, 2019 at 5:30 am

After numerous protests to keep the tech giant away from New York, Amazon announced that it will not be bringing its new headquarters to the Big Apple. Council Speaker Corey Johnson weighs in. Ruben Diaz Sr. was punished for his recent anti-gay remarks. After calls for an apology and his resignation were not met, the New York City Council voted to […]

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AMAZON HQ2 DOA IN NYCclip
February 15, 2019 at 4:30 am

After numerous protests to keep the tech giant away from New York, Amazon announced that it will not be bringing its new headquarters to the Big Apple. Council Speaker Corey Johnson weighs in. Ruben Diaz Sr. was punished for his recent anti-gay remarks. After calls for an apology and his resignation were not met, the New York City Council voted to […]

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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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