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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 21, 2018 at 5:30 am

From Sex and the City to governor of New York? After months of speculation, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, announced that she is running for governor of New York, challenging two-term incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic Primary. Jarrett Murphy, executive editor of CityLimits.org, is here with the latest. There’s a computer caper in our schools. Thousands of personal computers, […]

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THE GENTRIFICATION OF CHELSEAclip
March 21, 2018 at 5:00 am

The neighborhood of Chelsea is a neighborhood of sharp contrasts. Home of The High Line, multi-million dollar condos, and tech giants like Google, Chelsea has seen rapid gentrification in the past three decades. And while many residents benefit from the development of the area, some in rent stabilized and public housing continue to struggle as prices and services rise. The New York Times housing reporter Mireya Navarro wrote an article that delved into the gentrification of this neighborhood, the wealth divide, and the anxious people who fear they will be forced out.

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SEX & THE CITY OR GOVERNOR OF THE STATE?clip
March 21, 2018 at 4:30 am

From Sex and the City to governor of New York? After months of speculation, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, announced that she is running for governor of New York, challenging two-term incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic Primary. Jarrett Murphy, executive editor of CityLimits.org, is here with the latest. Aired on March 20, 2018.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 20, 2018 at 5:30 am

We’ll review the latest political headlines from across the state. The City Council is set to investigate Jared Kushner’s real estate business; the fight for NYCHA tenants moves forward; and the feud between Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio continues. Also lawmakers take a stab at the state budget, but can they get it finished by the April […]

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LIBRARIANS VS. OPIOIDSclip
March 20, 2018 at 4:45 am

As President Donald Trump rolls out his plan to combat the opioid epidemic, which includes the death penalty for high-volume dealers, librarians go on the front lines to combat the crisis. Matt Pfisterer, library director at the Middletown Thrall Library, is here to talk about how they’re working to save lives and fight overdoses. Aired on March 19, 2018.

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POLITICS & PLAYERSclip
March 20, 2018 at 4:30 am

We’ll review the latest political headlines from across the state. The City Council is set to investigate Jared Kushner’s real estate business; the fight for NYCHA tenants moves forward; and the feud between Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio continues. Also lawmakers take a stab at the state budget, but can they get it finished by the April […]

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