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NYS BUDGET: WINNERS & LOSERS
A $153 billion budget was approved by Albany late into the evening on Palm Sunday.
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“HUGS & KNISHES”
As Passover begins we explore the interconnection of food and tradition.
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“THE GREAT WAR”
Tonight get an exclusive first look at PBS’s mini-series “The Great War.”
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GLORIA BUCKS TRADITION
Gloria Steinem will tell us about her feminist Seders.
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HEROIN & HEALTH CARE
Congressman Dan Donovan of Staten Island is fighting to get drugs off the street.
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A “PURPLE” PROSPECT!
Prospect Park will be overflowing in purple to fight against pancreatic cancer.
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“SESAME STREET” & AUTISM
"Sesame Street" introduces us to a new character who will help to demystify autism
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WORLD WAR I
Tonight a look at the Park Avenue Armory and the role it played then and now.
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HOMELAND UNDER SIEGE
A New York Syrian American reacts to this horrific war crime.
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SEXISM IN CENTRAL PARK?
Why are there no “real” women depicted amongst Central Parks statues?
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THE YOUNGEST VICTIMS
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, tonight we shine a light on this problem.
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DANCE TO PERSONAL FREEDOM
The National Dance Institute offers inner city kids a chance of being creative and free.
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ANIMALS IN DANGER
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A look at so called “food deserts” and City Harvest’s fight against them.
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Lorna Luft shares memories of her mom Judy Garland and her battle against breast cancer.
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The Save the Arts rally organizer of Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer tells us what’s next.
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RIKERS: THE END GAME NEW
Mayor de Blasio has now promised to shut down Rikers Island jail in 10 years.
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LIFE AFTER THE NEWTOWN TRAGEDY
Families and teachers takes us back to that tragic day at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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WHAT’S HOLDING UP THE BUDGET?
Governor Cuomo calls for an emergency extension to avoid a shutdown.
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LIGHT IT UP BLUE FOR AUTISM
Co-Founder of Autism Speaks, Bob Wright is here to tell us about autism.
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FIGHTING FOR THE ARTS!
Artists protest President Trump's plan to cut federal funding for the arts and culture.
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