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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 26, 2018 at 5:30 am

No matter where you look, it’s evident that New York City has a homeless problem that seems to be growing. After 30 years at the Coalition for the Homeless, Mary Brosnahan, who has been one of the biggest advocates for those living on the streets, is stepping down. We’re looking back at this crisis with her in search of solutions. Their […]

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A GEM ON THE LOWER EAST SIDEclip
April 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Their Lower East Side neighborhood is considered less than stellar by some standards, but that doesn’t mean the students there can’t chase and achieve their dreams. As a part of our multi-platform public media initiative, “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” we meet the incredible people of the Cornelia Connelly Center. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 25, 2018 at 5:30 am

Fears and tempers rise for the second time in a week, as Jewish men were attacked, choked, and threatened with murder in Brooklyn. We have the latest on these crimes. For some New Yorker’s, choosing between buying a meal or getting to work is a way of life. Should our most needy neighbors have their commutes subsidized? Their stories, and […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 24, 2018 at 5:30 am

Governor Andrew Cuomo is leading the charge against the New York City Housing Association (NYCHA), but his ferocity was negligible when he was Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary. And, a powerful political party has already endorsed Cynthia Nixon’s run for Governor of New York. Why? Plus, statewide elections are tomorrow, then in June it’s the congressional primaries […]

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NYCHA, SPECIAL ELECTIONS, & PRIMARIESPreview
April 23, 2018 at 6:45 pm

Governor Andrew Cuomo is leading the charge against the New York City Housing Association (NYCHA), but his ferocity was negligible when he was Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary. And, a powerful political party has already endorsed Cynthia Nixon’s run for Governor of New York. Why? Plus, statewide elections are tomorrow, then in June it’s the congressional primaries […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 19, 2018 at 5:30 am

A new tactic being proposed in the war on the drugs may put all New Yorkers on the front lines of the battle. This may just enable you to help save lives in the process. Find out how. Meet “The Refugee Doctor” who has devoted her life to saving survivors of genocide. Bill Nye is perhaps the most beloved teacher in America. […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 18, 2018 at 5:30 am

Fifty-two percent of New Yorkers do not have a retirement plan. 60% of all retirees live in poverty, 90% of which are minorities. But now there’s relief. New York State Assemblymember Robert Rodriguez is here with the details. No heat, rodent infestations, deadly mold and lead poisoning are a part of everyday life for some who live in NYCHA public housing. […]

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