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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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Thomas Shomaker, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism  |  December 18, 2013 3:32 PM | 1 Comment
In the last few years, electronic recycling companies - like the Lower East Side Ecology Center’s E-Waste Warehouse - have opened the industrial Gowanus area of Brooklyn. VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 18, 2013 3:32 PM | 2 Comments
Detroit’s ruling on December 3 that pensions could be slashed to fix an insolvent city government’s finances will impact the entire nation, even economically strong cities like New York.VIDEO
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Andre Malok & Mike Frassinelli, The Star-Ledger  |  November 20, 2013 12:10 PM | Comments
Several White House Christmas trees have been chosen from a New Jersey farm for the first time ever.VIDEO
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Jenna Flanagan, New York Now  |  November 20, 2013 11:58 AM | Comments
Who says the bartering system is outdated? At the O+ Festival in Kingston, NY, artists receive free healthcare in exchange for a weekend of music and art.VIDEO
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Erik Olsen, The New York Times  |  November 20, 2013 11:57 AM | Comments
New York Times video reporter, Erik Olsen, reveals how underwater drones are changing the way scientists study the sea.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  November 20, 2013 11:56 AM | Comments
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to rezone East Midtown in Manhattan ended abruptly this month when the Mayor withdrew the ambitious and controversial redevelopment proposal before a City Council vote.VIDEO
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November 13, 2013 3:42 PM | Comments
On this week's MetroFocus: Brooklyn College professor Philip Napoli shares poignant stories of New York’s Vietnam veterans, New York Times reporter Julie Creswell explains why foreign investors are snapping up multi-billion dollar apartments in the sky, and much more.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 13, 2013 3:41 PM | Comments
At only 28 years old, Mohammed Fairouz has written four symphonies and an opera, among hundreds of other works.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  November 13, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
With the rise of luxury apartments geared for the global super elite, is New York City's apartment market nearing the $100 million price tag? MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talked to New York Times reporter Julie Creswell to find out.VIDEO
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Tomeka Weatherspoon, Mountain Lake PBS  |  November 13, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
Hands-on initiatives by a group of environmentally conscious students are enabling the kinds of lessons that go beyond the classroom.VIDEO
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