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Teamsters Local 237 president Greg Floyd is becoming a media presence beyond his usual negotiations and interactions with New York City and other governments in which the union represents employees, including Babylon, Islip, Suffolk County, and a smattering of school districts, villages and libraries.

His public affairs talk show, which is aired on WWRL, has been picked up by Cablevision (which for the record owns Newsday).

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The show, "Reaching Out..." will begin airing April 4, and will be scheduled for Wednesdays, at 8:30 p.m., on Ch. 20.

Floyd's interview with U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who is seeking re-election this year, is to be taped today -- and will appear in the show next week.