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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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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 13, 2019episode
February 14, 2019 at 5:30 am

Julie Menin, the former head of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment is the city’s new census director. Making reforms to a census that she believes is hostile to immigrants and minorities, is first on her agenda. She joins us to discuss. Former CNN reporter Josh Levs is fighting for fair parental leave for fathers to care for their families. […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 11, 2019episode
February 12, 2019 at 5:30 am

Are the plans for Amazon HQ2 over and out of Long Island City? We have the latest details. Tension mounts within the city council after Bronx Representative Ruben Diaz Sr. makes comments perceived as homophobic. Meet your neighbors and alternative approaches to combating all forms of mental illness. “The Band’s Visit” Tony Award-winning actor Ari’el  Stachel reveals his post 9/11 shame […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 09, 2019 at 5:30 am

Could the city’s plan to rehabilitate the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway actually lead to a major health hazard for residents of Brooklyn Heights?  We have the disturbing details on a recent report. Seniors statewide are being preyed upon by criminals attempting to steal their hard earned savings. We’ve got the information to keep you and your loved ones safe. A shortage of […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 08, 2019 at 5:30 am

On Long Island, black women and their babies are four times more likely to die during childbirth as their white neighbors. Why? Also, what was it like being a member of  “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood?” Nicholas Ma, the son of musician Yo-Yo Ma, who was a frequent guest on the iconic show, gives us an intimate look at the man whose […]

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