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2017: THE YEAR IN NEWSclip
December 21, 2017 at 6:45 pm

It’s been a year of change and challenge. From President Trump’s first year in office to the long hot summer days of delays to terror attacks in the city to the “silence breakers” whose “MeToo” movement took down pillars of power and became a rallying cry heard around the world. Aired on December 21, 2017.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
December 21, 2017 at 5:30 am

Congress passed the most sweeping re-write of the tax code in decades, with a presidential signature expected in days. But what will it really do for us and our states? Greg David, director of the business and economics reporting program at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism joins us to break down the tax code reform. As a part of our […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
December 20, 2017 at 5:30 am

An investigation found that New York City Housing Authority officials lied to the feds about apartment inspections. The lies left children sick, and residents are furious. New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres is here with the details and next steps. What’s in a name? A movement by angry New Yorkers is calling for the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge to return […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
December 19, 2017 at 5:30 am

An investigation into sites containing deadly, hazardous waste reveals hot spots all over Long Island and the New York area. A shocking report tonight from Pro Publica’s Senior Environmental Reporter, Abraham Lustgarten. It was a year where social activism, hate groups, sexual harassment, and hyper-partisanship dominated headlines. We’re taking a look back at 2017 with WNYC Reporter, Arun Venugopal. It’s a part […]

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