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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.

Hydraulic fracking in Burlington, PA. The Department of Environmental Conservation's most recent report on the benefits and risks of fracking in New York could pave the way for the state to issue permits. AP/Ralph Wilson.
John Farley  |  September 8, 2011 11:08 AM | Updated: September 14, 2011 6:00 AM | 74 Comments
On Sept. 13, New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner gave an exclusive interview to the Capitol Report's Susan Arbetter about hydraulic fracking in the state.VIDEO
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September 8, 2011 9:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: My husband and I celebrated our long-planned 25th wedding anniversary in Manhattan in October 2001. At our hotel, the concierge hugged us, happy that someone had come.
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Melissa Galvez  |  September 8, 2011 6:00 AM | 8 Comments
On Thursday, teachers and administrators began the usual routines of room redecorating and meeting new students. But for several charter schools that have just opened their doors, this year is all about creating entirely new systems.
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Edwin Mohney  |  September 8, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) writes about the three sacred cows of an aspiring designer: sleep, coffee and Fashion Week.VIDEO
Angela Sheldon taking a needed respite from teaching. Sheldon is one of many teachers concerned with how to teach the events of 9/11 to a generation who can barely remember them. Photo courtesy of Angela Sheldon.
Angela Sheldon  |  September 8, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Angela Sheldon, whose first day at Hunter College High School is Thursday, writes about how she's going to teach her seventh and 10th grade students about the events of 9/11.
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September 7, 2011 3:52 PM | Comments
My 9/11: I will forever remember the sight of Lady Liberty standing tall in the harbor, holding up her torch as the toxic smoke swirled around her.
Central Park. Flickr/JuntosWorldwide
Laura Vanderkam for City Journal  |  September 7, 2011 2:42 PM | Comments
Can the public-private model save neglected parks without rich neighbors?
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John Farley  |  September 7, 2011 12:55 PM | Comments
Heavy rains complicate disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey as Congress battles over the future of relief funding.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  September 7, 2011 12:16 PM | 1 Comment
Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara documented the Twin Towers for 40 years before they fell on Sept. 11. Historian Anthony Robbins remembers when the towers were not so beloved. LOOK and LISTEN with our photo gallery and podcast.
Hurricane Irene: Tree down across the LIRR Montauk Branch near the Jackie Robinson Overpass. Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Francis Zaino.
John Lentz for The Capitol  |  September 7, 2011 10:37 AM | Comments
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has blasted the Long Island Power Authority for its frustratingly slow efforts to restore power after Tropical Storm Irene, but the governor hasn’t been so quick to exert his own power on the public authority. The Capitol reports.
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