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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.

Assemblyman David Weprin, running in the special election for Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat, is facing a revolt among Orthodox Jews – though he himself is an Orthodox Jew – because he strongly defended same-sex marriage during an Albany debate. Photo courtesy of City Hall News.
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  September 6, 2011 9:03 AM | Comments
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is said to be in panic mode over the prospect of David Weprin losing to Bob Turner. City Hall News reports.
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September 6, 2011 7:00 AM | Comments
My 9/11: My hope on the anniversary of 9/11 is that we remember that higher calling so many heard and acted upon.
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Orrin Pilkey, William Neal, Joseph Kelley and Andrew Cooper  |  September 2, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Hurricane Irene impacted beaches all along the Eastern Seaboard. Geologists explain what late season beachgoers can expect.
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Steve Adubato for NJTV  |  September 1, 2011 3:47 PM | Comments
NJTV contributor Steve Adubato on why merging and consolidating tiny New Jersey towns is an idea that is long overdue.
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September 1, 2011 2:47 PM | Comments
From "All-you-can-eat" to "Witchcraft," it's a New York guide you can
browse by topic.
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September 1, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Near Madison Square Park, this vegan spot will fill your belly, not empty your wallet.
Will Shortz has an unusual grip, which you can see in this photo. The grip is called the "seemiler grip" and is named after a table tennis champion. Photo by Don Christensen.
Heather Grossmann  |  September 1, 2011 12:57 PM | 4 Comments
For New York Times crosswords guru Will Shortz, Ping-Pong is a relaxing and refreshing break from work — so much so that he started his own table tennis club.VIDEO
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Marissa Miller for Gotham Gazette  |  September 1, 2011 10:03 AM | 2 Comments
Many young people turn up on the streets or in jail after they age out of the city's childcare system. The latest in Gotham Gazette's poverty series looks at efforts to change that.VIDEO
A salute to the Postal Sticker
John Farley  |  September 1, 2011 8:02 AM | 2 Comments
The spirit of contemporary street art by Latino, Caribbean and Latino-American street artists will be on full display at this exciting exhibition.
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August 31, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
The best place to eat before a show!
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