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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.

Bob Turner, Courtesy of City Hall News
Chris Bragg for City Hall News  |  August 31, 2011 10:07 AM | Comments
When Bob Turner came to Multimedia Entertainment in 1991, it was a cash cow for its parent company Multimedia, but after a promising start, profits at the company took a sharp nosedive under his watch. City Hall News reports.
Gov. Chris Christie
Michael Aron for NJTV  |  August 31, 2011 8:08 AM | 1 Comment
NJTV Contributor Michael Aron weighs in on who's likely to challenge New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the 2013 gubernatorial race.
irenedamage
Sam Lewis  |  August 30, 2011 3:24 PM | Updated: August 30 4:29 PM | 6 Comments
Here's what residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut can do to make sure they receive fair treatment from their insurer.
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August 30, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Like to laugh? Check out these hilarious live shows.
just food
Michelle Chan for Gotham Gazette  |  August 30, 2011 10:16 AM | Comments
More poor New Yorkers who don't get food stamps — or whose benefits leave their cupboards bare – have turned to private groups for aid.
Irene New York
John Farley  |  August 29, 2011 3:03 PM | Updated: Aug. 30, 2011 9:10 PM | Comments
A look at how politicians, transit officials and Tri-State residents prepared for — and reacted to — hurricane-turned-tropical-storm Irene.
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Andrew Hawkins for City Hall News  |  August 29, 2011 8:41 AM | Comments
If talk show icon Jerry Springer still lived in his childhood home in Queens, he could vote for his former boss, Republican Bob Turner, in next month's special election. But he wouldn’t.
People wait at Penn Station in New York, where there is limited transportation due to Hurricane Irene, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in New York. AP Photo/Chelsea Matiash
Heather Grossmann  |  August 28, 2011 5:40 PM | Updated: Aug. 29, 2011 9:45 AM | Comments
As Hurricane Irene left the Tri-State area, clean-up crews were dispatched to do away with downed trees and flooded streets. Most subways and buses were up and running.
Irene cropped
Sam Lewis  |  August 27, 2011 8:00 PM | Comments
On Saturday afternoon, some residents in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, stocked up on batteries and water, while others strolled along the pier or guzzled beer at local bars.
in New York, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Karen Duffy  |  August 26, 2011 1:17 PM | 1 Comment
Karen Duffy, known as "Duff," isn't just a journalist, actor, model and bestselling-author. She's also a trained community emergency responder. Her advice? Create a kit, make a plan and stay informed.VIDEO
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