Kirsti Itameri

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October 23, 2013 3:53 PM | Comments
Host Jim Paymar interviews Doris Kearns Goodwin about growing up on Long Island, how it has informed her work, her books, movies and her upcoming book on Theodore Roosevelt & William Howard Taft.VIDEO
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October 16, 2013 3:46 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth interview with mayoral candidate Joe Lhota. Reporter Rick Karr visits communities in the Rockaways where rebuilding is still underway. The New Yorker's George Packer joins Pi Roman to talk about his new book. And NJ Today’s Lauren Wanko shows us why “agri-tourism” is a significant source of income for farmers in NJ.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  October 16, 2013 3:46 PM | Comments
Pumpkin picking, hay rides, farm animals and games are big business in the Garden State, providing more than $60 million a year in revenue for farmers and an additional $33 million in revenue for surrounding communities.VIDEO
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October 9, 2013 3:50 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth analysis of this November's controversial ballot measure to allow new casinos to be built in upstate New York. VIDEO
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Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  October 9, 2013 3:48 PM | 1 Comment
Merck’s decision to close its Summit facility is a tough pill for this community to swallow.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 7, 2013 1:59 PM | Comments
One of six measures on the ballot in November, Proposition 1 would amend the state constitution to allow for expanded casino gambling.VIDEO
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October 4, 2013 10:29 AM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth analysis of this November’s controversial ballot measure to allow new casinos to be built in upstate New York. VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 2, 2013 3:15 PM | 6 Comments
Affordable housing has been a hot topic on the campaign trail this election season, but what does the phrase really mean - and what can politicians do about it?VIDEO
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September 27, 2013 2:30 PM | Comments
On the next edition of MetroFocus: affordable housing in New York City, a sneak preview at the final episode of PBS Nature's "Earthflight" series, and Sandy stories from Long Beach.VIDEO
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September 25, 2013 3:23 PM | Comments
Belmar’s mayor estimates there are still about two dozen families that have not been able to return to their homes.VIDEO
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