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POLITICAL ROUNDUPclip
February 20, 2019 at 4:30 am

Bernie Sanders throws his hat into the ring of Democratic candidates vying to defeat President Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Could his entry embolden a Trump run? Who are the real losers of Amazon HQ2’s pull out of Long Island City? Find out! Protests have erupted around the country over the President’s declaration of a “state of emergency” at the […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 15, 2019episode
February 16, 2019 at 5:30 am

As the tech giant scraps its plan to build a new headquarters in New York, we have the latest on the fallout and what it means for you.  A veteran hoping to build a family through adoption says she faced bias from adoption agencies. She’ll tell us the story of her struggle and reveal how that painful process led her […]

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TEENS IN THE WORKFORCEclip
February 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Though the national unemployment rate remains low, studies show the talent gap among employees continues to grow. As part of our Chasing The Dream initiative, we’ll look at a new program helping underserved teenagers in New York find success in the workplace. Aired on November 16, 2018 and February 15, 2019. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is […]

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“PARKLAND: BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT”episode
February 15, 2019 at 11:20 am

One year after the Parkland, Florida shooting, which claimed the lives of 14 students and three staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Dave Cullen, author of “Parkland: Birth of a Movement“, and also the New York Times bestselling author of “Columbine,” tells the story of the Parkland shooting and how it led to a generation’s political awakening. Special thanks […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 14, 2019episode
February 15, 2019 at 5:30 am

After numerous protests to keep the tech giant away from New York, Amazon announced that it will not be bringing its new headquarters to the Big Apple. Council Speaker Corey Johnson weighs in. Ruben Diaz Sr. was punished for his recent anti-gay remarks. After calls for an apology and his resignation were not met, the New York City Council voted to […]

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AMAZON HQ2 DOA IN NYCclip
February 15, 2019 at 4:30 am

After numerous protests to keep the tech giant away from New York, Amazon announced that it will not be bringing its new headquarters to the Big Apple. Council Speaker Corey Johnson weighs in. Ruben Diaz Sr. was punished for his recent anti-gay remarks. After calls for an apology and his resignation were not met, the New York City Council voted to […]

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