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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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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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October 25, 2013 4:04 PM | Comments
On the upcoming 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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October 23, 2013 3:53 PM | Comments
Host Jim Paymar interviews Doris Kearns Goodwin about growing up on Long Island, how it has informed her work, her books, movies and her upcoming book on Theodore Roosevelt & William Howard Taft.VIDEO
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October 23, 2013 3:53 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with an in-depth look at what happens now that the Affordable Care Act has rolled out.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  October 16, 2013 3:46 PM | Comments
Pumpkin picking, hay rides, farm animals and games are big business in the Garden State, providing more than $60 million a year in revenue for farmers and an additional $33 million in revenue for surrounding communities.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  October 16, 2013 3:45 PM | Comments
As the public looks back on the year following Hurricane Sandy, MetroFocus reporter Rick Karr visits a small local newspaper in The Rockaways that never looked away.VIDEO
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