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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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July 10, 2013 4:39 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a proposal for NYC parks, big money for bridges, the history of Greenwich Village, sculptor Gary Weisman, and art from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
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Joe Hirsch, City Limits  |  July 9, 2013 10:05 AM | Comments
As Campaign 2013's temperature rose, diners at Mott Haven's Camaguey restaurant and voters in Melrose had little interest in their lowest-level officials.
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June 26, 2013 5:24 PM | Updated: November 6, 2013 6:00PM | Comments
Meet the candidates, get voting information and stay up-to-date on the 2013 race for New York City mayor.VIDEO
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NJToday Senior Correspondent Desirée Taylor  |  June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | 1 Comment
NJ residents who receive federal emergency unemployment compensation will see their weekly benefits payments cut by 22 percent starting at the end of the month because of automatic federal spending cuts.VIDEO
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June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor and preview a new PBS documentary about a Broadway classic.VIDEO
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June 26, 2013 5:22 PM | 2 Comments
Rafael Pi Roman talks to Democratic candidate John Liu about his views on the minimum wage, housing, the NYPD’s controversial “stop and frisk” policy, and the federal investigation that brought down two of Liu’s former associates. VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  June 26, 2013 10:05 AM | Comments
Many in the Brownsville housing project profess no interest in the mayoral race. But that doesn't mean they're disengaged from debate about where New York is headed.
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June 21, 2013 5:13 PM | Comments
Hosted by Sigourney Weaver, the film explores the Botanical Garden’s history and stunning plant collections.VIDEO
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June 19, 2013 2:54 PM | Comments
In a wide-ranging interview, host Rafael Pi Roman asks Seth Pinsky, President of The New York City Economic Development Corporation if planning for a changing climate is worth the price tag.VIDEO
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June 19, 2013 2:54 PM | Comments
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary year of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, MetroFocus examines the story behind the letter King wrote from a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama a few months before the famous speech.VIDEO
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