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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
December 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

We have the details on an important conference that about marijuana legalization in New York. And, as the New York City Council begins a series of hearings on Amazon’s new headquarters in Long Island City, activists will be protesting what they call the “#HQ2Scam” at City Hall’s steps. The National Urban League’s President Marc Morial joins us with perspective. Plus, actress […]

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THE RIGHT TO LIGHT UP IN NEW YORKclip
December 12, 2018 at 5:15 am

We have the details on an important conference that begins today about marijuana legalization in New York. For ticket information to the Marijuana: Justice, Equity & Reinvestment conference, click here. For more information on the Drug Policy Alliance, click here. Aired on December 11, 2018.    

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 28, 2018 at 5:30 am

Glass ceilings are being shattered and race barriers are being broken as Andrea Stewart-Cousins becomes the first black woman to lead the New York State Senate. A judge has ruled that New York State’s lawsuit against the president and the Trump Foundation can proceed. America’s favorite weatherman gives us a history lesson about one of America’s favorite traditions. When astronaut Scott Kelly came […]

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

Citing abuse of power, Mayor Bill de Blasio made a controversial move, and ousted the city’s embattled investigations chief. Now critics want to know if a rivalry or something else was behind the decision. Five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. Now, one of the nation’s premier advocates, Maria Shriver, shares her fight against the illness that afflicted her father […]

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METROFOCUS SPECIAL EDITION: “CANCER CLUSTERS: THE SEARCH FOR ANSWERS”episode
November 10, 2018 at 5:30 am

Cancer clusters in Staten Island and Long Island have residents on edge and officials springing into action. The New York State Board of Health has begun a long awaited study. We have the details. What dangers lurk beneath what was once the world’s largest garbage dump? Does the defunct Fresh Kills Landfill hold the key to what’s making Richmond County […]

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