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Matt Draper  |  November 7, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: December 5, 2011 9:48 AM | 17 Comments
Passengers love to complain about New York City's 100,000-plus taxicab and limousine drivers. But what do they say about us, the riders? MetroFocus hit the road to find out.
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John Farley  |  October 26, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
As the Occupy Wall Street movement receives a helping hair cut, MetroFocus looks back at the history of "shear activism."
Ambulance in Times Square. Every time someone is killed or dying with a viable organ, time is of the essence to get the organ to a waiting transplant recipient. Flickr/Alex Minkin.
John Farley  |  October 17, 2011 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Forty percent of Americans are registered organs donors, compared to only 15 percent of New York State residents. Why are we so behind the curve?
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Sam Lewis  |  October 7, 2011 9:27 AM | 1 Comment
On the 10-year anniversary of the War in Afghanistan, MetroFocus mined the numbers for a look at how the Middle East wars have affected New York State.
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September 7, 2011 3:52 PM | Comments
My 9/11: I will forever remember the sight of Lady Liberty standing tall in the harbor, holding up her torch as the toxic smoke swirled around her.
Leon Reid IV's "Tourist-in-Chief" would transform Union Square's George Washington statue into a stereotypical tourist. Photo courtesy of Leon Reid IV.
Daniel T. Allen  |  July 19, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
A "scratch-n-sniff" children's adventure book; a make-over for Union Square Park's George Washington statue; and an animated New Yorker cover. VIDEO
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