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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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August 9, 2013 12:19 PM | 1 Comment
The next episode of MetroFocus features mayoral candidate Christine Quinn, recovery in New Jersey, the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, NYC's Invisible Library, and a Wine Stain ArtistVIDEO
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August 7, 2013 3:39 PM | Comments
Democratic candidate Sal Albanese discusses affordability, early intervention in education, and the last 2 weeks of the mayoral race.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  August 7, 2013 3:39 PM | Comments
As same-sex marriage forces unite in New Jersey, MetroFocus talks to Evan Wolfson, founder and president of the national marriage equality campaign, Freedom to Marry.VIDEO
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August 7, 2013 3:39 PM | Comments
The latest from MetroFocus: Marriage equality, Sal Albanese, making Lake George “smarter”, and the Google Geek Street FairVIDEO
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July 31, 2013 4:04 PM | 3 Comments
Billionaire businessman and Republican mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis sits down with MetroFocus to discuss his plans to create jobs and bring back the World's Fair.VIDEO
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Andrea Vasquez, NJ Today  |  July 31, 2013 4:04 PM | Comments
The New Jersey Hall of Fame is the only mobile Hall of Fame in the country, with a 53-foot trailer full of information about some of the state’s most famous names.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  July 31, 2013 4:03 PM | Comments
For those struggling to get out of New York's growing shelter system, having a mailing address can be one step towards stability. VIDEO
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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 31, 2013 4:03 PM | 1 Comment
New York Now, Albany public TV’s weekly news program, reviews the highlights of this year’s state legislative session and gives us a glimpse of what’s to come in November.VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  July 31, 2013 10:14 AM | Comments
Many residents say they'll vote, but won’t pick a candidate until September.
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Chantel Simpson  |  July 24, 2013 4:01 PM | 1 Comment
On this week's Listening In segment, we take you to United Nations headquarters where Pakistani student and activist Malala Yousafzai gave a speech to the UN Youth Assembly on the importance of girls education on July 12.VIDEO
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