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Peter Moskowitz for Gotham Gazette  |  October 29, 2012 9:41 PM | Comments
City developers in the public and private sectors have been investing in infrastructure that can lessen the impact of extreme weather.
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October 29, 2012 5:10 PM | Comments
Several New Jersey public services have been suspended while residents begin to face power outages and flooding.
Gov. Chris Christie has responded with indifference to questions about whether he's interested in being a vice presidential candidate. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, his polling numbers have dropped slightly. Flickr/forwardstl
Michael Aron for NJ Today  |  October 29, 2012 3:56 PM | Comments
State Police Superintendant Rick Fuentes said the Raritan River basin was a bigger worry than the Passaic River basin. VIDEO
Flooding on Carroll Street, between Bond Street and the Gowanus Canal
Georgia Kral  |  October 29, 2012 12:15 PM | Comments
MetroFocus is collecting your tweets, pics and updates to share in our Storify and on-air.
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Nathaniel Herz for The New York World  |  October 29, 2012 8:59 AM | Comments
New York greets Hurricane Sandy with fewer shelters and state troopers — and a shorter timeline for evacuation
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Michelle Sartor for NJ Today  |  October 28, 2012 11:24 AM | Comments
Gov. Chris Christie has declared a State of Emergency for New Jersey and ordered the evacuation of some areas. Atlantic City will begin evacuations at noon Sunday.
Hermie Fraser, owner of Hermie's in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, was trained by the Arthur Ashe Institute to share health information with her clients.  Photo MetroFocus.
Christina Knight  |  October 24, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment

Educating New York’s black community about health threats is the core mission of the Brooklyn-based Arthur Ashe Institute. Salon owners and CEO Ruth Browne explain their work.

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Bijan Rezvani  |  October 23, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Mollenkopf discusses how the city's changing demographics will affect local politics.VIDEO
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Bijan Rezvani  |  October 23, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The Center for Urban Research Director John Mollenkopf uses mapping to show the changing balance of native-born and immigrant racial groups.VIDEO
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Peter Moskowitz & Claudia Bracholdt for narrative.ly  |  October 22, 2012 1:44 PM | Comments
Three immigrants seeking a highly coveted visa struggle to prove their worth to the United States.VIDEO
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