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METROFOCUS: MARCH 28, 2019episode
March 29, 2019 at 5:30 am

As more people contract measles in Rockland County, new rules are imposed upon those children who are not vaccinated. All eyes now turn to some in the area’s Orthodox Jewish community who have shunned the vaccine, and what is being done to contain the outbreak. New York City’s new public advocate Jumaane Williams shares thoughts on Mayor Bill de Blasio, […]

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METROFOCUS: MARCH 18, 2019episode
March 19, 2019 at 5:30 am

Facing a rising number of cases of measles in New York State, lawmakers are proposing a bill that would let teens get vaccinated without their parents’ consent. But does that infringe on parents’ rights? We have the report. Plus, The families of 9/11 first responders, and the activists who support them, are facing more funerals and potentially no funding for […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 26, 2019 at 5:30 am

There are 17 people on the ballot vying to become New York City’s next public advocate, and there can only be one. We’re breaking down the candidates, their positions, and the important task the winner will be handed. Come explore a true gem on Long Island. Black women are finding work in technology fields, making a difference in their own lives, […]

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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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