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September 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

Brentwood Long Island’s Evelyn Rodriguez became a crusader against gang violence after her daughter was murdered by MS-13. This week, she was struck down by an SUV at her daughter’s memorial. Her funeral was this morning. We honor her life and discuss continuing her work with Suffolk County Executive, Steven Bellone. Aired on September 21, 2018.

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

A recent report by the New York state comptroller revealed that the railroad’s on-time service is the worst it’s been in almost two decades. But, the MTA is still looking to raise fares. Now, elected officials vow to put the brakes on that plan until on-time performance and customer satisfaction improves. A new study by North Shore Child & Family Guidance […]

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September 20, 2018 at 5:15 am

A recent report by the New York state comptroller revealed that the railroad’s on-time service is the worst it’s been in almost two decades. But, the MTA is still looking to raise fares. Now, elected officials vow to put the brakes on that plan until on-time performance and customer satisfaction improves. Aired on September 19, 2018.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
September 14, 2018 at 5:30 am

First son Eric Trump caused a firestorm after being accused of making an anti-Semitic comment while discussing investigative journalist Bob Woodward. This, as the administration adopted a new policy on anti-Semitism in schools. Public outcry and demands for justice for victims of sexual abuse grow louder, as Pope Francis gathered American Catholic Church leaders today for an unprecedented meeting on the […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
September 11, 2018 at 5:30 am

There’s a shakeup in the state capitol at the start of the Jewish New Year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has garnered heat over an offensive campaign flyer attacking Cynthia Nixon on Jewish issues. We have the details. With the L train shutdown quickly approaching, we’re taking a look at the local businesses hoping to transform lemons into lemonade. PBS’ American Masters […]

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