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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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Marisa Wong  |  June 12, 2013 3:16 PM | Comments
Are all parks equal? State Senator Daniel Squadron calls for an alliance to level the playing field across the city park system. VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  June 11, 2013 11:56 AM | Comments
Upper West Side voters like Councilwoman Gale Brewer, a candidate for Manhattan borough president, but otherwise few are paying attention to any candidates outside of the mayor’s race.
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June 7, 2013 3:26 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: a new proposal for a parks alliance, political power in New York and New Jersey, the history of Greenwich Village, and works from an upstate sculptor.VIDEO
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Matthew J. Perlman and Nicholas Wells, City Limits  |  June 5, 2013 10:12 AM | Comments
Camaguey Restaurant patrons hold nuanced views on charter schools and teacher evaluations, and feel the state of the schools is more important than who's mayor.
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Nick Powell, City & State  |  May 30, 2013 10:09 AM | Comments
The dog days of campaign season are beginning to set in and the patrons at W’s in Tottenville are already feeling mayoral race fatigue.
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Marisa Wong  |  May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
MetroFocus talks to Rosanne Haggerty about the Brownsville Partnership, a collaborative prevention and community development program in one of Brooklyn's most underserved neighborhoods.VIDEO
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NJ Today Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron  |  May 29, 2013 11:16 AM | Comments
President Barack Obama visited the Jersey Shore to see the recovery progress after Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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May 24, 2013 1:27 PM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus we’ll have an update on the political scandals, resignations and corruption charges in Albany and analysis of the mayoral race in New York City now that former Congressman Anthony Weiner is running.VIDEO
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May 22, 2013 2:52 PM | Comments
In this edition, MetroFocus reprises its reporting on the minimum wage debate, the changing role of city libraries, and birdwatchers after Hurricane Sandy, with a new segment on Michael Moss' new book, "Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us"VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  May 21, 2013 9:48 AM | Comments
The audience knew what the candidates wanted. But what did the people of Van Dyke want in return?
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