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Published on May 1st, 2017 | by WBCR News Team

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WBCR NEWS 5.1.17

In world news, President Trump called Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over the weekend to invite him for a visit to the White House, but the timing is still unclear; andΒ Turkey’s crackdown on political dissent has intensified sinceΒ a constitutional referendum in April.

In national news, Congress approved significant legislation in the 11th hour yesterday to fund the federal government until September 30, 2017; and Florida recently made an agreement with the federal government to reverse its’ expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

And in local news, the NYC Ferry finally launches for service throughoutΒ four of the five boroughs (via the East River) today.

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Javier Gutierrez is the News Director for WBCR, Writer for The Excelsior, and Co-Host for Heat and Ace Show.


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