• MetroFocus -- Pet Fostering Gains Popularity During Pandemic
    Pet Fostering Gains Popularity During Pandemic
    Here’s one silver lining to quarantining during the coronavirus crisis: more ...
    Here’s one silver lining to quarantining during the coronavirus crisis: more people nationwide are free to foster and adopt shelter animals.
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  • MetroFocus -- Eye on Long Island with Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
    Eye on Long Island with Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
    Laura Curran discusses a timeline for reopening Long Island, how officials plan ...
    Laura Curran discusses a timeline for reopening Long Island, how officials plan to enforce social distancing, and the economic impact of the virus.
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  • MetroFocus -- Video Spotlight
    Video Spotlight
    Yesterday the Geico Skytypers thanked essential workers with giant messages of ...
    Yesterday the Geico Skytypers thanked essential workers with giant messages of hope in the skies over the five boroughs, Westchester and Long Island.
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  • MetroFocus -- Making Theatergoers Feel Comfortable Post-COVID-19
    Making Theatergoers Feel Comfortable Post-COVID-19
    It has been less than two months since Broadway was shuttered and thousands of ...
    It has been less than two months since Broadway was shuttered and thousands of jobs and millions of dollars have been lost. But as the saying goes in that industry, the show must go on. But when and ...
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  • MetroFocus -- New Yorkers Unemployed & Struggling to Pay Rent
    New Yorkers Unemployed & Struggling to Pay Rent
    As the curve flattens, the focus now shifts to the economic devastation wrought ...
    As the curve flattens, the focus now shifts to the economic devastation wrought by the virus. The state is facing record unemployment that could reach a Great Depression level. New Yorkers are ...
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  • MetroFocus -- Is Your Brain Being Hijacked by COVID-19 Fears?
    Is Your Brain Being Hijacked by COVID-19 Fears?
    A recent study by Total Brain finds that more than half of Americans admit ...
    A recent study by Total Brain finds that more than half of Americans admit they’re suffering from anxiety brought on by the pandemic. Twenty percent of those respondents say they are very anxious, ...
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  • MetroFocus -- City Council Holds Hearing on COVID-19 Racial Disparities
    City Council Holds Hearing on COVID-19 Racial Disparities
    NYC’s death toll from COVID-19 has been high in black and Hispanic communities ...
    NYC’s death toll from COVID-19 has been high in black and Hispanic communities where economic disparities and a lack of health care have been exacerbated.
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  • MetroFocus -- Escape from New York
    Escape from New York
    Social distancing has led to a social migration for many New Yorkers trying to ...
    Social distancing has led to a social migration for many New Yorkers trying to ride out the crisis.
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  • MetroFocus -- MTA in Crisis
    MTA in Crisis
    As officials look towards reopening the city, we take a look at the state of our ...
    As officials look towards reopening the city, we take a look at the state of our transportation- from the streets to the subways.
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  • MetroFocus -- Tips on Talking to Kids about Coronavirus
    Tips on Talking to Kids about Coronavirus
    The Child Mind Institute has become a resource for not only children’s mental ...
    The Child Mind Institute has become a resource for not only children’s mental health and learning disorders but also the social and emotional support.
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  • MetroFocus -- Asian Americans in the time of COVID-19
    Asian Americans in the time of COVID-19
    The upcoming PBS series, “Asian Americans” explores the dark history of ...
    The upcoming PBS series, “Asian Americans” explores the dark history of hate. And the 5-part documentary will be supported by a digital town hall on what it means to be an Asian American, in the ...
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  • MetroFocus -- The Importance of Local News in Times of Crisis
    The Importance of Local News in Times of Crisis
    Making sure we all get trusted and useful information about our communities is ...
    Making sure we all get trusted and useful information about our communities is always important, but during the pandemic- it is critical.
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  • MetroFocus -- Scott Stringer Calls for New Plans to Help NYC's Vulnerable
    Scott Stringer Calls for New Plans to Help NYC's Vulnerable
    The Comptroller is calling for immediate action to help protect all vulnerable ...
    The Comptroller is calling for immediate action to help protect all vulnerable communities during the pandemic- from the frontline workers to small businesses and communities of color.
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  • MetroFocus -- CORONAVIRUS TRIGGERS RISE IN ANTISEMITISM
    CORONAVIRUS TRIGGERS RISE IN ANTISEMITISM
    Virtual gatherings of Jewish people and groups have fallen victim to ...
    Virtual gatherings of Jewish people and groups have fallen victim to “zoombombing” by white supremacist extremists exploiting the pandemic to spread their hate. Here in New York, orthodox ...
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  • MetroFocus -- IMAM REFLECTS ON RAMADAN DURING CORONAVIRUS
    IMAM REFLECTS ON RAMADAN DURING CORONAVIRUS
    We talk with Imam Khalid Latif, the executive director and chaplain for the ...
    We talk with Imam Khalid Latif, the executive director and chaplain for the Islamic center at New York University about how the Muslim community will be celebrating Ramadan this year, and reflect on ...
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  • MetroFocus -- INSIDE COVID-19 RED ZONE AT MT. SINAI SOUTH NASSAU
    INSIDE COVID-19 RED ZONE AT MT. SINAI SOUTH NASSAU
    A Newsday reporting team shares firsthand accounts of the coronavirus crisis ...
    A Newsday reporting team shares firsthand accounts of the coronavirus crisis from the perspective of the nurses, physicians and patients who are living it. With the hospital at capacity, so is the ...
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  • MetroFocus -- EARTH DAY 50TH ANNIVERSARY: PROTECTING THE PLANET AMID PANDE
    EARTH DAY 50TH ANNIVERSARY: PROTECTING THE PLANET AMID PANDE
    It's been fifty years since the first Earth Day ignited a wave of activism that ...
    It's been fifty years since the first Earth Day ignited a wave of activism that led to unprecedented environmental action. With much of the world forced to stay home this year amid the pandemic, Earth ...
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  • MetroFocus -- PANDEMIC DRASTICALLY CHANGES LABOR AND DELIVERY PROTOCOL
    PANDEMIC DRASTICALLY CHANGES LABOR AND DELIVERY PROTOCOL
    Hospitals are adapting as the coronavirus outbreak dramatically changes the ...
    Hospitals are adapting as the coronavirus outbreak dramatically changes the labor and delivery process for expectant parents in New York City.
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  • MetroFocus -- AARP’S TIPS FOR PROTECTING SENIORS
    AARP’S TIPS FOR PROTECTING SENIORS
    American nursing homes will now be required to report cases directly to the CDC, ...
    American nursing homes will now be required to report cases directly to the CDC, as well as to patients and their families. The directive comes just days after a state survey revealed deaths in ...
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  • MetroFocus -- SPOTLIGHT VIDEO
    SPOTLIGHT VIDEO
    The inside story of how the first confirmed COVID-19 patient in the U.S. was ...
    The inside story of how the first confirmed COVID-19 patient in the U.S. was identified and treated in Washington State.
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  • MetroFocus -- UNITED STATES OF ANXIETY
    UNITED STATES OF ANXIETY
    The pandemic has laid bare many of the inequities that have long challenged our ...
    The pandemic has laid bare many of the inequities that have long challenged our society. So now, as the nation battles coronavirus, a question remains- can we not only diagnose our long held economic ...
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