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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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September 12, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
It's tiny compared to Barnes & Noble but that's part of the charm.
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September 12, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
You can eat or get a drink from the bar while practicing your backhand.
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City Hall News  |  September 12, 2011 10:36 AM | Comments
Some politicians drink their own Kool-Aid; New York's governor is drinking his own floodwaters. See why Cuomo rises to the surface of this week's winners and losers.
A memorial to September 11 in the home of one firefighter's widow. The FDNY's losses at Ground Zero exceeded those suffered by any rescue agency in American history.  City Limits/Marc Fader
Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  September 12, 2011 9:59 AM | 2 Comments
Ten years after Sept. 11, when 343 firefighters died at the World Trade Center, is a good time to revisit what that day's very costly lessons were and whether the New York City Fire Department has learned them. City Limits reports.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch. Koch believes there are certain times when it's appropriate for the mayor to conceal personal information about his staff from the public.
Ed Koch  |  September 12, 2011 6:00 AM | 5 Comments
I would have asked the deputy mayor to join me in the Blue Room and say, "Because of a personal matter involving my wife...I have told the mayor that I am resigning."
September 9, 2011 6:26 PM | Comments
MetroFocus mined the Federal Emergency Management Agency's website for information on what to do in the event of a terrorist attack.
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Bridget Leahy  |  September 9, 2011 5:26 PM | Comments
Don't have tickets to the tents at Fashion Week? From art to film, get your fashion fix off the runway at a wide array of performing and visual arts events this fall.
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September 9, 2011 1:25 PM | Comments
This week's edition of SundayArts includes a chat with Cynthia Rowley and a look at Manhattan's endangered Garment District.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  September 9, 2011 1:07 PM | Comments
Thirteen will premiere a new documentary dedicated to the men and women who arrived at the World Trade Center the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and chose to stay.VIDEO
An NYPD officer stands guard beneath the ticker in Times Square on Friday morning. As the ticker explains, counter-terrorism officials are investigating reports that Al Qaeda members were planning to attack New York and D.C. on Sunday. AP/Mary Altaffer.
John Farley  |  September 9, 2011 11:06 AM | Comments
The NYPD is increasing security measures, as counter-terrorism officials investigate an unconfirmed plan by Al Qaeda to attack New York City and Washington D.C. on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
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