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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
June 13, 2018 at 5:30 am

A decade of transit delays looms for New Yorkers as the subway system is repaired. But, will Governor Cuomo approve the $19 billion price tag that comes with it? Mother Nature is ensuring that Manhattan remains a livable city. In the documentary “Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World,” refugee students from the most hostile regions of the […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
June 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

Iconic New Yorkers Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade tragically took their own lives last week. But another group, New York’s cab drivers, is seeing an enormous spike in suicide amongst their ranks. We’re examining this disturbing trend. Governor Cuomo’s ban on plastic bags hit a snag in Albany. Find out why. Manhattan’s speakeasies were the toast of the town during the […]

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June 12, 2018 at 4:45 am

Governor Cuomo’s ban on plastic bags hit a snag in Albany.  Find out why. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. Vagelos. Major support is provided by Marc Haas Foundation and Sue and […]

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

The City Council flexes its muscle, as Councilman Ritchie Torres goes toe-to-toe with Bill de Blasio to address the Mayor’s attempts to intervene in a NYCHA probe.  Torres also calls for an immediate investigation after City & State’s expose on the City’s contaminated rooftop water tanks. We have the latest. The auditions are grueling and the spots are coveted, but these […]

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June 08, 2018 at 5:15 am

Meet an artist who set out to change America’s perception of immigration through stories of tolerance and “Portraits of Immigrants.” Betsy Ashton’s “Portraits of Immigrants: Unknown Faces, Untold Stories” exhibition is on display by appointment on weekdays through June 14th at Diego Salazar’s Gallery in Long Island City, Queens. Contact betsy@ashtonportraits.com, to schedule a visit and get directions. The exhibition […]

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June 08, 2018 at 4:30 am

The City Council flexes its muscle, as Councilman Ritchie Torres goes toe-to-toe with Bill de Blasio to address the Mayor’s attempts to intervene in a NYCHA probe. Torres also calls for an immediate investigation after City & State’s expose on the City’s contaminated rooftop water tanks. We have the latest. Aired on June 7, 2018.

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

K2, a new  synthetic drug, is being sold as a marijuana alternative, but it has caused over 240 overdoses in Brooklyn within just two weeks. We have a startling report. For its next public service, the old Tappan Zee is going underwater, and it’s a boom to our ecosystem. We have the details. Decades after leaving acting for the British Parliament, Glenda Jackson is back […]

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