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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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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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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  May 15, 2013 11:16 AM | Comments
It’s been stuck in the Atlantic Ocean for more than six months. Today, a 150-ton crane finally began pulling pieces of the Jet Star roller coaster from the water.VIDEO
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Sue Ding, MetroFocus  |  May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
Since 1982, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has celebrated Sakura Matsuri, a weekend festival showcasing both traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: Sandy's long-lasting impact on Lower Manhattan's infrastructure, new plans for the Port Authority bridges, and the lady of the O.K. Corral.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
Martin Robins of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center said the project is way overdue.VIDEO
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