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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.

New York State Senator Greg Ball. Ball and several Republican Senators are opposing health exchange legislation. Photo courtesy of nysenate.gov.
John Farley  |  September 15, 2011 6:00 AM | 3 Comments
New York State was on the fast-track to implementing health care reform, but now key legislation is stalling in the State Senate.VIDEO
The 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of openhousenewyork's tour sites this year. Photo: Flickr/Steve Minor
Bridget Leahy  |  September 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: December 1, 2011 1:00 PM | 7 Comments
Experience New York's historic structures, design wonders and unique public spaces at one of these urban design events.
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Megan Thompson  |  September 15, 2011 6:00 AM | 7 Comments
Once considered a fringe practice, about 2,550 New York children were homeschooled last year, and that number is rising, according to the Department of Education.VIDEO
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September 14, 2011 1:00 PM | Comments
Imagine a bookstore with only one section: "Cookbooks."
Republican Bob Turner, left, addressing supporters during an election night party. Turner's surprising defeat of Democrat David Weprin disrupted plans for the 9th Congressional District. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer.
Adam Lisberg for City Hall News  |  September 14, 2011 6:46 AM | 2 Comments
The Democratic Party faced tough questions after Republican Bob Turner beat out Democrat Assemblyman David Weprin in the race for Anthony Weiner's former seat.
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  September 14, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
The festival offers a cultural Indian summer of sorts, featuring everything from a funk orchestra to opera arias, modern dance to children’s musicals. VIDEO
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Daniel T. Allen  |  September 13, 2011 4:41 PM | Comments
Mohamed El Filali, president of the Islamic Center of Passaic, N.J., said that while everyone, including Muslims, was contending with loss of life, the Muslim American community was also subject to shifting public perceptions of Islam in the wake of the attacks. VIDEO
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David Evanier  |  September 13, 2011 6:00 AM | 8 Comments
He's famous for serenading San Francisco but Tony Bennett's had a passionate love affair with New York since he was a boy.
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September 13, 2011 1:30 AM | Comments
Its got puppets and drag queens, what more could you ask?
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Gotham Gazette Staff  |  September 12, 2011 3:06 PM | Comments
A guide to Tuesday's races, including the special election for former Congressman Anthony Weiner' seat, and four other special elections for Assembly seats in New York City. Gotham Gazette reports.
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