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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.

Billy Bragg will perform at Lincoln Center on July 27 for The Big Busk. Musicians of all ages and abilities are invited to play acoustic guitars on stage. Photo courtesy of Anthony Saint James..
John Farley  |  July 18, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
On July 27, Lincoln Center and British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will join forces to host The Big Busk, an interactive concert for musicians of all abilities.
Rupert Murdoch's media empire is beginning to crumble as a result of the phone hacking scandal. It's uncertain how this will affect the News Corp-owned Wall Street Journal and New York Post. Flickr/World Economic Forum.
John Farley  |  July 15, 2011 3:38 PM | Updated: July 22, 2011 1:00 PM | Comments
Following news that the FBI was reaching out to the NYPD as it began an investigation into whether News Corp. journalists attempted to hack the phones of 9/11 victims, the company brought in the big legal guns.
The Barnegat Bay in New Jersey runs along the coast of Ocean County. A recent donation of land will help keep the area pristine. Wikicommons/Andrew Bossi
Jessica Abo  |  July 15, 2011 1:40 PM | Comments
Preserving the Garden State, Fundraising Online and an A.L.S. Charity Event.
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The Capital  |  July 15, 2011 12:12 PM | Comments
On the "winners" list this week: Bob Turner, the Republican candidate for former Rep. Anthony Weiner's seat, benefited from David Weprin's detractors. Losers? Rupert Murdoch, for one...
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Kenneth L. Davis, M.D.  |  July 15, 2011 10:52 AM | Comments
Recommendations to reduce Federal funding for teaching hospitals would undermine the health and well-being of our citizens.
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Heather Grossmann  |  July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
A $550 million campaign to modernize the Empire State Building has turned the icon from gritty to green over the past five years -- and the change is attracting tenants from all over the globe.
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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | 17 Comments
In a city where trends change daily and cars zoom by at probably illegal speeds, consistency is the one thing that keeps me sane. Now, after 17 years of Saturdays (that's 884 Saturdays), countless Yom Kippurs and Rosh Hashanas, one corner of normalcy has quite literally gone up in smoke. VIDEO
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Kira Cohen  |  July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Big band jazz group the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra will close out Lincoln Center's annual Midsummer Night Swing series.
Victor Lozano, 31, works for a woodworking company in one of The Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center's re-purposed manufacturing buildings. More than 100 businesses, that together employ about 500 people, occupy their spaces. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Factories traditionally conjure images of black smoke and polluted water, but many cities are pursuing a new kind of urban manufacturing movement that promotes tall, environmentally sustainable mixed-use factory spaces.
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Sam Lewis  |  July 14, 2011 4:28 PM | Comments
New York City experienced a 27 percent increase in the number of same-sex couples over the past decade. WNYC analyzed the latest data from the 2010 Census.
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