News: Local

METROFOCUS: January 11, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 11, 2021
Executive Editor at the Gotham Gazette Ben Max, Author and Rutgers University associate professor of political science Dr. Saladin Ambar and Founder and Chairman of The Conservative Color Coalition Joseph Pinion join us to discuss the Governor’s proposals and the outlook for New York in 2021.
WLIW-FM and The Express News Group Partner to Launch “Behind the Headlines”
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Delaney Hafener | January 11, 2021
Behind the Headlines, a new public radio program exploring local and regional news, premieres January 16 on 88.3 WLIW-FM and wliw.org/radio Watch the first show The WNET Group, parent company of Long Island’s only NPR Station WLIW-FM, and The Express News Group announced the launch of Behind the Headlines, a ...
FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT INSIDE THE CAPITOL CHAOS
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MetroFocus | January 9, 2021
Congressman Tom Suozzi was in the House Chamber when the pro-Trump mob broke into the Capitol. Tonight, he shares his firsthand account of the mayhem that unfolded as he was evacuated to safety.
LAWMAKERS CALL FOR IMMEDIATE REMOVAL OF PRESIDENT TRUMP
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MetroFocus | January 8, 2021
Tonight, we bring you the latest on the unraveling of the Presidency and a divided nation pushed to the brink with Reverend Leah D. Daughtry, CEO of the 2016 and 2008 Democratic National Convention Committees.
METROFOCUS: January 8, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 8, 2021
Congressman Tom Suozzi was in the House Chamber when the pro-Trump mob broke into the Capitol. He shares his firsthand account of the mayhem that unfolded as he was evacuated to safety. Also, we bring you the latest on the unraveling of the Presidency and a divided nation pushed to ...
METROFOCUS: January 7, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 7, 2021
Tonight Sam Nunberg, attorney and former political advisor to Trump’s 2016 campaign and political commentator Ellis Henican join us to discuss the tally, the turmoil, the leadership and the mob that took over the recount sparking chaos and violence on a day that will go down as one of the ...
METROFOCUS: January 6, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 6, 2021
Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley and host Jack Ford discuss the possible impact of the Electoral College challenge.
PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT EXPLORES STATE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM
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MetroFocus | January 5, 2021
To celebrate its 50th anniversary PBS has spent the past year trying to answer one question: What does it really mean to be an American today? Over 10,000 stories and a global pandemic later, people are still weighing in and their answers are now part of a new four-part series. ...
METROFOCUS: January 5, 2021
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MetroFocus | January 5, 2021
Tonight, a special conversation between hosts Rafael Pi Roman and Jack Ford on the fate and future of the nation. Also, producers Craig D’Entrone and Michèle Stephenson share a sneak peek at the first episode of American Portrait's new four-part series, “I Dream,” that focuses on the meaning of the ...