all stories tagged "Rick Karr"


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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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October 25, 2013 4:04 PM | Comments
On the upcoming 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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Marisa Wong  |  September 25, 2013 3:21 PM | Comments
With opening day for New York's health exchanges less than a week away, one of the biggest questions has become how more than two and a half million New Yorkers who need insurance will know where to buy it.VIDEO
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May 22, 2013 2:52 PM | Comments
In this edition, MetroFocus reprises its reporting on the minimum wage debate, the changing role of city libraries, and birdwatchers after Hurricane Sandy, with a new segment on Michael Moss' new book, "Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us"VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: Sandy's long-lasting impact on Lower Manhattan's infrastructure, new plans for the Port Authority bridges, and the lady of the O.K. Corral.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 8, 2013 3:06 PM | Comments
New York City thrives because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, but last fall Superstorm Sandy tested the man-made infrastructure across all five boroughs and some parts of the region are still reeling from the damage.VIDEO
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