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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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October 10, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
I sing in a gospel choir in the East Village.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 7, 2011 2:07 PM | Comments
A daylong powerhouse series of panels and talks exploring where blackness is heading and what it means today.
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October 7, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Missed McQueen at The Met? Let the Whitney introduce you to
Lyonel Feininger.
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Urban Omnibus  |  October 7, 2011 11:34 AM | Comments
Four teams of international architects have been invited to take a fresh look at how New Yorkers live with "Making Room," a project examining how outdated standards constrict new housing types.VIDEO
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City Hall News  |  October 7, 2011 11:18 AM | Comments
The Occupy Wall Street protest made labor leaders and some Democratic pols into both winners and losers this week — winners because the movement gave them a spotlight, and losers because they utterly failed to lead on America’s economic insecurity issues until a bunch of funny-haircut kids did their organizing for them. Let’s ignore their chants for a moment and focus on the rest of this week’s Winners & Losers:
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Sam Lewis  |  October 7, 2011 9:27 AM | 1 Comment
On the 10-year anniversary of the War in Afghanistan, MetroFocus mined the numbers for a look at how the Middle East wars have affected New York State.
Gov. Chris Christie holds a press conference in Trenton announcing he will not be running for President. (Photo courtesy of Chris Christie)
Steve Adubato for NJTV  |  October 6, 2011 2:59 PM | Comments
Candidates are always more attractive from a distance. But did you ever notice that as soon as they jump in, the media, the pundits and, of course, their political enemies begin to pick them apart and then they don’t look so good?VIDEO
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October 6, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
The buildings along the Bronx's Grand Concourse have some of the best examples of Art Deco architecture
in the world.
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John Farley  |  October 6, 2011 1:24 PM | 2 Comments
On Oct. 5, about 15,000 people and 15 unions marched together in Lower Manhattan. At night, the scene turned ugly, as police used pepper spray and batons on the protesters.VIDEO
FOR STORY MOVING SATURDAY BY SAMANTHA GROSS - FILE - In this file photo of  Aug. 15, 2008, New York City's Commissioner of the Dept. of Investigation Rose Gill Hearn attends a meeting in New York. Hearn, whose city agency is tasked with rooting out fraud and corruption among city employees and contractors, says “We need better accountability and better checks and balances.”  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Gail Robinson for Gotham Gazette  |  October 6, 2011 12:04 PM | Comments
Outsourcing to private companies is supposed to streamline city government, but corruption is rampant. The City Council passed a bill that aims to clean up the contract process.
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