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WOMEN JOURNEY TO AMERICAclip
March 06, 2018 at 7:15 pm

A new exhibition program “Real People. Real Lives. Women Immigrants of New York,” on view at the Queens Museum, features the unique perspectives of 16 young women, their journey to America and life in New York City. The project is a unique nonprofit-artist partnership between New Women New Yorkers and Dru Blumensheid aka BUMESI. Photograph BUMESI, Arielle Kandell, founder and […]

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DACA DEADLINEclip
March 06, 2018 at 6:45 pm

Another DACA deadline becomes just another day, as court orders have postponed President Trump’s deadline to end the Obama-era program that protects young illegal immigrants from deportation. With no solution from Congress DACA remains in place for now, but for how long? Beth Fertig, senior reporter for WNYC News, joins us with the latest. Aired on March 6, 2018. 

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

Hate crimes are on the rise in New York City. A new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) notes that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in New York rose by over 90% in 2017 compared to 2016. Perhaps even more troubling, are reports of a doubling of incidents involving harassment suffered by children in K-12 schools. Evan Bernstein, ADL New […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 02, 2018 at 5:30 am

The defense rests in the trial of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former top aide, Joseph Percoco. The allegations of corruption include pay for play, off-color emails, and a code name “Ziti.” Jennifer Rodgers, Executive Director of Columbia Law School’s Center for Advancement of Public Integrity, is here with an explanation of the trial’s next steps and a deep analysis of Albany’s […]

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PERCOCO’S DEFENSE RESTSclip
March 02, 2018 at 4:30 am

The defense rests in the trial of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former top aide, Joseph Percoco. The allegations of corruption include pay for play, off-color emails, and a code name “Ziti.” Jennifer Rodgers, Executive Director of Columbia Law School’s Center for Advancement of Public Integrity, is here with an explanation of the trial’s next steps and a deep analysis of Albany’s […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 01, 2018 at 5:30 am

Can anyone unseat Governor Cuomo to take over the reigns of New York State? Tonight you’ll meet the gubernatorial candidate, New York Senator John DeFrancisco, who says he’s up for the challenge. A startling report reveals that many older New Yorkers live in poverty and cannot afford to retire. We have the details as part of “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and […]

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CAN YOU AFFORD TO RETIRE?clip
March 01, 2018 at 5:15 am

Are you saving for retirement? If not, you might want to start considering it: about one in five New Yorkers over the age of 65 is living in poverty. For our ongoing initiative “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity and America,” we look at the growing problem with AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel and AARP Member Soossan Salmassi. So whether you’re already retired or have just begun to think about it, tune in to hear about the resources available to help you (and your parents and grandparents) make ends meet.

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