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LIRR FAIR HIKE?clip
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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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
August 30, 2018 at 5:30 am

Are doctors to blame for America’s growing opioid epidemic? Is Brooklyn’s building boom a threat to the iconic Brooklyn Botanic Garden? A sobering report on racial inequality and income disparity in uptown Manhattan. The former Tappan Zee Bridge gets a new lease on life and a new purpose under water. Aired on August 29, 2018.

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POLITICAL ROUNDUPclip
August 28, 2018 at 4:30 am

Could ride sharing apps like Uber and Lyft lead to the impeachment of the president? Find out. New York State let speed cameras go dark, but the city has a plan to keep them lit. We have the latest. The New York Democratic gubernatorial debate between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon will take place on Wednesday night at Hofstra University. We […]

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

Has your commute become horrific over the past few weeks? It’s about to get worse. Find out why. “Gridlock Sam” Schwartz has the details. Opioid addiction and where you live are connected. Find out how. Our normally unseen neighbors are making their way into our neighborhoods. We’ll discuss next steps. We’ll introduce you to the new spirit of folk music which is alive […]

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