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New York Public TV Station Gets Into Local News Biz

As part of an initiative to make "local connections," New York City-area public television company WNET will produce "Metro Focus," a half-hour local news show, according to Neal Shapiro, WNET's president and chief executive.

The show will begin airing on the Web around Memorial Day, with a mobile application to come, and eventually on the company's WNET Channel 13 and WLIW Channel 21, possibly "as soon as the fall," writes the New York Times' Elizabeth Jensen.

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