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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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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 17, 2018 at 5:30 am

In Upstate New York, one county is accusing New York City officials of illegally sending homeless families to relocate to their community. Broome County, recently plead to the city, “stop paying your homeless to move here.” Tonight, we discuss the fallout from this controversial plan with the county’s executive, Jason Garnar. When Luke Waters was in his twenties, he traveled from […]

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REMEMBERING JACKIE ROBINSONclip
March 16, 2018 at 7:15 pm

Jackie Robinson is credited with breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball and faced years of backlash for it both on and off the field. Veteran Sportswriter Ira Berkow has written extensively about Robinson and joins us to explain how this famous baseball player dealt with portrayal of himself in the media and his role in baseball and the […]

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UNDOCUMENTED TO DETECTIVEclip
March 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm

When Luke Waters was in his 20s, he traveled from Ireland to the U.S. and remained in the country after his visa expired. He worked as a bartender before joining the NYPD where he would spend two decades rising up the ranks to become a leading homicide detective. Now retired, Waters joins us to talk about his career and experience […]

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THE HOMELESS SHUFFLEclip
March 16, 2018 at 6:45 pm

In Upstate New York, one county is accusing New York City officials of illegally sending homeless families to relocate to their community. Broome County, recently plead to the city, “stop paying your homeless to move here.” Tonight, we discuss the fallout from this controversial plan with the county’s executive, Jason Garnar. Aired on March 16, 2018.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
March 16, 2018 at 5:30 am

The opioid epidemic is exploding on Long Island with overdoses claiming a record number of lives in the area. The startling statistics in this community are contributing to a nationwide crisis. Nassau County Executive, Laura Curran, is here with the details on the problem and an update on the fight to end addiction on Long Island. A growing number of upstate […]

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