On this week’s broadcast: We sort through the confusion over shifting mask mandates, report on efforts to help endangered Ukrainians and mark Earth Day, as environmentalists warn that the dwindling population of honey bees could exacerbate food shortages. Also, an update on retail cannabis in New York State and recalls in the infant formula industry are resulting in limited supplies, leaving some new mothers scrambling. On the bright side: Coney Island’s Luna Park has reopened and its thrilling rides are back after a pandemic shutdown.

Here’s the April 21 broadcast, with anchors Ron Harrod and Katie Kovarik:

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In the news: the NYPD searches for a gunman who shot and wounded 10 subway riders, leaving commuters reeling; Covid cases are on the rise; drivers for ride share companies Uber and Lyft demand their fair share of the fares they collect; and tenants facing eviction are showing up in housing court without the legal representation to which they are entitled by law.

Here’s the April 14 broadcast, with anchors Shakti Langlois-Ortega and Tyler Hatfield:

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In the news this week: Arson at an LGBT nightclub; was it a targeted attack? A new bill aimed at stopping hair discrimination in the workplace may become law. Amazon’s first U.S.-based union formed in Staten Island; how did they do it? An update on climate change concerns. And new 3-D printer technology saves a great hornbill from skin cancer.

Here’s the April 17th, 2022 broadcast, with anchors Samantha Chaney and Michael Hoffman:

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