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Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Veteran journalist and Columbia School of Journalism professor Mirta Ojito investigates Marcelo Lucero's murder—and the community in which it happened—in her new book.

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Julian Dunn for City Limits  |  October 18, 2011 12:53 PM | 5 Comments
Improving Occupy Wall Street's accounting will help increase transparency and accountability for donors, an issue that several potential donors have complained about on the movement's blog. City Limits reports.
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Sam Lewis  |  October 18, 2011 4:00 AM | 33 Comments
Displaced by urban renewal in 1951, former residents of West 99th Street make a point of reuniting every year. MetroFocus spoke to the documentary filmmaker who captured their story on film.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 18, 2011 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
The Occupy Wall Street protesters have been criticized for an amorphous agenda but another group of union-backed activists delivered a clear message to Albany on Monday: "Tax the rich!"
Indian Point Energy Center. A new report claims there are multiple alternative energy sources which could replace the controversial power plant by 2015. Photo courtesy of Left of the Hudson.
John Farley  |  October 18, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: October 24, 2011 5:08 PM | Comments
Indian Point, the nuclear power plant that sits on a fault line just north of New York City, has prompted fears of meltdown in the wake of 9/11 and Fukushima. Is it time to shut it down?
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October 17, 2011 2:30 PM | Comments
Talk about a read bread winner! This bakery has it all.
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Marina Lopes and Tom Liddy for DNAinfo  |  October 17, 2011 10:28 AM | 1 Comment
Tens of thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters, emboldened after plans to clean their encampment at Zuccotti Park were scrapped, crammed into the Crossroads of the World after marching on banks across Manhattan Saturday amid a series of rallies across the globe. DNAinfo reports.VIDEO
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?
Cooler used to transport organs from donor to transplant recipient. One donor can supply organs to eight different people. Photo courtesy of BioEthics.net.
John Farley  |  October 16, 2011 7:15 PM | Comments
If you are a registered organ donor and you die, your organs can potentially save the lives of eight people. Here's how to become a donor in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
"Digital Communications" panel discussion on Oct. 14. MetroFocus/Daniel Ross.
John Farley  |  October 14, 2011 9:09 PM | Updated: Oct. 17, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
Events in recent years have demonstrated that digital tools hold great power in improving government and business -- and can destroy political careers. On Oct. 14, City Hall News presented a panel discussion about how to best harness new communication technologies in and around government.VIDEO
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Yotam Marom  |  October 13, 2011 6:40 PM | 6 Comments
An Occupy Wall Street participant shares his thoughts on the movement.
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