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The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Sports Betting

Billions of dollars every year are wagered on the outcome of various sporting events, but except for bets made in Las Vegas and a few other states, they're all illegal.

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Greg Jacobs  |  February 13, 2013 12:13 PM | 1 Comment
From upstate, NY NOW's Marie Cusick looks at how a new gun control law is impacting the Remington Arms Company.VIDEO
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Charles Lyons  |  February 13, 2013 12:12 PM | Comments
In the February 13 episode of MetroFocus, anchor Rafael Pi Roman interviews Peter Staley, an activist featured prominently in the Oscar-nominated documentary, “How to Survive a Plague.”VIDEO
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City & State  |  February 12, 2013 5:13 PM | Comments
City & State and City Limits, in partnership with MetroFocus, present a new series about the upcoming election: “The Five Borough Ballot.”
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Greg Jacobs  |  February 12, 2013 12:49 PM | Comments
Helping middle class Americans reclaim their "dream" is the subject of a recent book by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Hedrick Smith. VIDEO
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Ray Sanchez, City Limits  |  February 11, 2013 1:09 PM | 1 Comment
Plans for how the city will spend federal aid are taking shape. But some victims of the storm are still stuck without basic help.
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Beth Morrissey, The New York World  |  February 11, 2013 9:44 AM | Comments
After Congress clears the way, Bloomberg budget shows first detailed picture of Sandy spending city seeks to recoup.
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Luke Hammill - Narratively  |  February 5, 2013 10:08 AM | Comments
Long after the TV crews and volunteer crowds packed up and left, a band of brothers in the Rockaways keeps their eyes fixed on the future.
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Michael Aron - Chief Political Correspondent, NJ Today  |  January 30, 2013 12:01 PM | Comments
Details on the distribution of the Hurricane Sandy relief aid are scarce, but officials say Gov. Christie's office will have to apply for funds.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  January 22, 2013 6:29 PM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different state of the state addresses, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:45 PM | Comments
New York and New Jersey Governors Present Different States of their respective states.VIDEO
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