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July 2, 2014 12:44 PM | 2 Comments
The question is why? Watch our interview with Councilmember Cornegy and let us know what you think.
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July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus we tackle rising gun violence in New York City, an effort to stop the spread of invasive species in Lake George, a New Jersey arts district’s plan to include artists in its revitalization, and more.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | 1 Comment
Councilmember Robert Cornegy gives his perspective on rising gun violence in New York City and the alleged relationship between the increase in shootings and the decline in stop and frisk.VIDEO
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June 27, 2014 4:32 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus we tackle rising gun violence in New York City, an effort to stop the spread of invasive species in Lake George, a New Jersey arts district’s plan to include artists in its revitalization, and more.

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February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
MetroFocus takes an in-depth look at the relationship between gun violence and poverty. Rafael Pi Roman interviews AIDS activist, Peter Staley, and more.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
Rick Karr reports from Crown Heights on a small group’s strategy to reduce gun violence and to address the connection between poverty and gun crimes.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman interviews State Senator Eric Adams on New York’s new tough gun control law as well as poverty and Adams’ 22-year-career as an NYPD officer.VIDEO
Some of the 354 guns surrendered to the NYPD in a buyback program in the Bronx on June 4, 2011. AP/NYPD.
John Farley  |  November 1, 2011 6:57 AM | 1 Comment
Two years ago, New York State launched SNUG, a program in which former gang members work full-time to mediate potentially violent disputes between youths. But funding for the program has been cut.VIDEO
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