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For many New York City residents going to the polls in state Senate races, one vote of theirs is not equal to one from Buffalo or Niagara Falls. The New York World reports.
Students at International High School hail from 45 countries. A journalist who spent a year with them shares her experience.
The grades are out, and so is the list of schools that might close because of them. But what's the difference between an A and a B when the Department of Education grades its 1,700 schools? City Limits reports.
Three years ago, the racially charged killing of an Ecuadorian immigrant on Long Island made national headlines. MetroFocus looks at where the players involved are today.VIDEO
Mohamed El Filali, president of the Islamic Center of Passaic, N.J., said that while everyone, including Muslims, was contending with loss of life, the Muslim American community was also subject to shifting public perceptions of Islam in the wake of the attacks. VIDEO
Both Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin and his Republican opponent Bob Turner are reaching out to a diverse group of voters in the Ninth Congressional District for this fall's special election. But one population group that makes up a significant portion of the district seems to be getting left in the cold: Latino voters. City Hall News reports.
While those outside the community chose to reflect with words, some of the those who live in central Brooklyn have chosen art.