What Is the "Help Me Howard" News Segment About?


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The "Help Me Howard" news segment features human interest stories about people and communities faced with social issues and obstacles. The stories are presented by investigative journalist Howard Thompson, who attempts to seek justice for the people featured in the stories.

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The "Help Me Howard" segment first aired in 1995 on WPIX's "Channel 11 News at 10," examining the danger of pet pit bulls and the Bronx community's call for stricter rules and regulations for pit bull owners. "Help Me Howard" offers a platform for average citizens to air their social grievances and call on the government and other influential institutions to step in and help.

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