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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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November 6, 2013 6:12 PM | Comments
Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, Secrets of the Dead chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 6, 2013 6:11 PM | 4 Comments
Journalist Robert MacNeil tells his firsthand account of the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, TX.VIDEO
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November 1, 2013 11:47 AM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features analysis of election returns from the metropolitan region, with voices from The New York Times, City & State, and City Limits.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
Today’s high wind gusts and stormy weather may be the first test for the new maritime forest in Bradley Beach, home to more than two dozen different varieties of trees, shrubs and grasses.VIDEO
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Matt Ryan, New York Now  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
For over 1oo years there has been a clouded title issue involving parcels in what is called Township 40. NY NOW's Matt Ryan examines Proposition 4, a land swap between residents and the state.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
Close to a year after the storm, New York City's hospitals are up and running again. Reporter Rick Karr speaks with physician and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Sheri Fink, for an update.VIDEO
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October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
On this episode of MetroFocus: NYC's hospitals rebuild and fortify after Sandy, maritime forests in Bradley Beach, NJ, a look at what's on the NY ballot, an interview with former mayor David Dinkins, and the story of a cheerleading squad that will inspire you.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
On election day, New York voters will have six ballot measures to decide in addition to local races.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  October 30, 2013 3:32 PM | Comments
MetroFocus sits down with David Dinkins to set the record straight and to discuss his new book, "A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic".VIDEO
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Andre Malok, The Star-Ledger  |  October 30, 2013 3:32 PM | Comments
The story of the Contender Cheer Team: a unique group of special needs cheerleaders led by organizer and head coach Debbie House.VIDEO
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