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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.

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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Sam Lewis  |  September 9, 2011 9:39 AM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus asked our readers to respond to this question: Is there an image, place or object that instantly brings back your experience on or after 9/11?
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September 9, 2011 7:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: After that day, I could never work in a restaurant again. The dress, the chef jacket, the chef hat, that all reminds me of the friends I lost on 9/11.
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  September 9, 2011 6:00 AM | 20 Comments
Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered in 2011 with a memorial on the National Mall in D.C. and a Broadway imagining of his last night before his assassination.
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Sam Lewis  |  September 9, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Leading up to the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, MetroFocus spent several days exploring the streets around the World Trade Center site. We wanted to see how the events of that day still shape people’s daily experiences.
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September 8, 2011 3:58 PM | Comments
My 9/11: The teddy bear has become an unofficial symbol of 9/11.
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