all stories tagged "Rick Karr"


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Kirsti Itameri  |  June 11, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments

Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.An interview with the founder and editor of AdaptNY, a project that works to foster conversation and connect local residents to decision-makers. Christie’s Huguette Clark auction and Bell Dedman’s new book on the heiress.

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Marisa Wong  |  June 11, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.VIDEO
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June 6, 2014 4:09 PM | 1 Comment

Reporter Rick Karr investigates New York City’s plan to provide free internet access across the city in an effort to bridge the digital divide.An interview with the founder and editor of AdaptNY, a project that works to foster conversation and connect local residents to decision-makers. Christie’s Huguette Clark auction and Bell Dedman’s new book on the heiress.

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February 26, 2014 12:48 PM | Comments

The authors of a new book on Hillary Clinton, the last lighthouse keeper of Coney Island, artisan noodles and more.

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February 21, 2014 2:43 PM | Comments

Coming up next week: the authors of a new book on Hillary Clinton, the last lighthouse keeper of Coney Island, artisan noodles and more.

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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  January 22, 2014 1:10 PM | Comments

Reporter Rick Karr examines a new approach to mentoring that combines face-to-face interaction with weekly emails and four-year long relationships with students.

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January 17, 2014 1:37 PM | Comments
MetroFocus examines the success of mentoring in public schools, suggestions for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio from the President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, and the story of New Jersey Vietnam War veterans bringing a helicopter back to life.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
Close to a year after the storm, New York City's hospitals are up and running again. Reporter Rick Karr speaks with physician and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Sheri Fink, for an update.VIDEO
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October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
On this episode of MetroFocus: NYC's hospitals rebuild and fortify after Sandy, maritime forests in Bradley Beach, NJ, a look at what's on the NY ballot, an interview with former mayor David Dinkins, and the story of a cheerleading squad that will inspire you.VIDEO
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