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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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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 12, 2019episode
February 13, 2019 at 5:30 am

With another government shutdown looming, lawmakers reach “an agreement in principle” on border security funding. But, will the president sign it or follow through on his threat to declare a national emergency? We’ll discuss. Frontline and The Wall Street Journal investigate the federal government’s decades-long failure to stop a pediatrician accused of sexually abusing Native American boys. Pop-rock musical “Be More Chill” […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 11, 2019episode
February 12, 2019 at 5:30 am

Are the plans for Amazon HQ2 over and out of Long Island City? We have the latest details. Tension mounts within the city council after Bronx Representative Ruben Diaz Sr. makes comments perceived as homophobic. Meet your neighbors and alternative approaches to combating all forms of mental illness. “The Band’s Visit” Tony Award-winning actor Ari’el  Stachel reveals his post 9/11 shame […]

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