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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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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
What is the state of American poverty today? PBS NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America’s suburbs.VIDEO
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Len Berman  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
Stern is not only the longest running commissioner of any major U.S. sports league in history, but he is also one of the most successful, says sportscaster Len Berman.VIDEO
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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments

President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, has some serious suggestions for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to make the city more resilient and ready to withstand another Superstorm Sandy.

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Lauren Wanko, NJTV  |  January 22, 2014 1:12 PM | Comments
Veterans of the Vietnam War are working to restore the Huey, a military helicopter used in the war, for display at the Vietnam Era Museum in Holmdel, NJ.VIDEO
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Hillary Sieber  |  January 22, 2014 1:11 PM | Comments
After Midnight is a review of the 1930s Jazz Age, a musical adventure that transports viewers to the nexus of the Harlem Renaissance, the Cotton Club.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 15, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments
After a mayoral campaign in which now-Mayor Bill de Blasio emphasized a "tale of two cities" narrative, Governor Andrew Cuomo ended his State of the State address with a declaration of unity.VIDEO
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Lauren Clement  |  January 15, 2014 4:04 PM | Comments
With a hot and humid World Cup in Brazil and the first outdoor “cold-weather” Super Bowl in New Jersey, 2014 promises to be an exciting and interesting year for sports. VIDEO
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January 15, 2014 4:03 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman talks to New York Magazine's Chris Smith about Governor Cuomo’s 2014 agenda, outgoing Lincoln Center president Reynold Levy discusses a decade of changes to the performing arts center, Meet the Coywolf, and more.VIDEO
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