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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 17, 2018 at 5:30 am

The New York Police Department’s sex crimes unit is under fire from the City Council for being understaffed and undertrained. Council Member Donovan Richards is here with the details. In 2014, a massive chemical spill in West Virginia left more than 300,000 people without safe drinking water. PBS’ Independent Lens premieres “What Lies Upstream,” a documentary that exposes government negligence […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 13, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Local residents are suing nearly every agency involved. The expected L train shutdown is projected to last 15 months. Greg Mocker, transit reporter for WPIX-11, is here with the details. A scary statistic: if you’re between the ages of 18 and 64 and live in New York, about 52 percent of you do not have a retirement plan. Even worse: […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

Disgraced New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chairwoman, Shola Olatoye, has stepped down. Now NYCHA’s tenants, who have suffered with heatless, unsafe, and vermin-ridden homes, step forward with parting words for her and shed light on the next steps for their communities. As the war on opioids continues, a possible turning point toward victory for turning the tide. Former City Council Speaker, […]

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FATAL FIRE FALLOUT & MOLINARO JOINS THE RACEclip
April 09, 2018 at 6:45 pm

And a fatal fire at Trump Tower leaves one dead, four injured and the President catching heat. Why weren’t there sprinklers installed in the Trump Tower residences? The answer may surprise you. And, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro throws his hat in the race for New York State Governor. Aired on April 9, 2018.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 06, 2018 at 5:30 am

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is here to discuss President Trump’s plan to militarize the Mexican border, the census “citizenship” question, and gun legislation amongst other things. A must see interview! Nearly 1.3 million New Yorkers struggle to afford food for themselves and their families every day. Meet the organization that has helped feed them for over 35 years. The violin virtuoso […]

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