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SPECIAL REPORT: “NEW YORK’S OPIOID CRISIS”episode
October 20, 2018 at 5:30 am

Approximately one in seven people in New York suffer from addiction, yet only ten percent receive help. Why? We continue our New York’s Opioid Crisis coverage in partnership with the state’s Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS). In a special report by “MetroFocus” from a documentary produced by NYS OASAS, journalist Laurie Dhue, herself a recovering addict, takes us across the state […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
October 19, 2018 at 5:30 am

Officials are exploring possible solutions to end gridlock and overcrowding on city streets. One idea being given serious consideration is congestion pricing, a plan that would require you to pay to enter midtown. We have the details on the plan and the politics behind it. Rats have literally moved in and taken over New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartments […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
October 18, 2018 at 5:30 am

A proposed tactic in the war against drugs may put all New Yorkers on the frontlines of the battle and help save lives in the process. Find out how. As the City ramps up the fight against cartel crime and heroin crossing the southern borders, the states leading D.E.A agent takes us inside the battle against this deadly drug. PBS’ Public Eye […]

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MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, and Judy and Josh Weston.

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