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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 26, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
You never know what you'll see in one of my favorite New York public spaces.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  September 25, 2011 9:45 PM | 7 Comments
Some Jewish New Yorkers look to the "High Holidays" with dread or ambivalence, but a growing number of spiritual leaders here bring their own flavor to the "days of awe."
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John Farley  |  September 23, 2011 5:25 PM | 1 Comment
A new report details an ethnicity-based NYPD surveillance probe into the city's Moroccan community. On the sunny side, the probed businesses may receive added business thanks to the leaked documents.
The Capitol Building in Albany, NY. Can a new independent redistricting agenda create a faster turnover for the Senators who grace its floor? Flickr/The Two Ks
John Farley  |  September 23, 2011 3:52 PM | 3 Comments
22011 was going to be the year that the New York legislature put a stop to partisan gerrymandering. But now that doesn't seem to be happening. Cue the chorus of "wah, wah, wahs."VIDEO
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 |  September 23, 2011 2:18 PM | 2 Comments
On one Tuesday in September, visits to 12 food pantries and soup kitchens in Brooklyn yielded unique stories of why patrons came, and reports from operators of rising demand. City Limits reports.
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September 23, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
No, not a garden, a real farm, and it's in the five boroughs!
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City Hall News  |  September 23, 2011 10:51 AM | Comments
Gov. Cuomo’s poll numbers soared while the world’s leaders converged on Midtown to decide foreign policy and aggravate commuters. And, as always, the weeks winners and losers came into focus.
Council chambers at City Hall. City Council caucuses will be pushing their priority issues in the coming months for the 2011-2012 legislative year. Flickr/ambersandyslexyia
John Farley  |  September 23, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Now that New York City's legislative body is back in action, MetroFocus spoke to the various City Council caucuses about the bills most important to them this session.
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September 22, 2011 4:54 PM | 2 Comments
Do you have a personal story that illustrates an experience with hate or intolerance? Share your story with MetroFocus.
Writer Truman Capote is seen at Studio 54 in New York City on January 7, 1978. (AP Photo)
John Farley  |  September 22, 2011 3:05 PM | 1 Comment
Find the homes of Brooklyn literary legends and learn a bit about their histories.
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