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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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April 17, 2013 3:09 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: discussing New Yorkers' outlook on corruption in Albany, following up with the Robin Hood Foundation almost 6 months after Sandy, and an interview with Maria from Sesame Street.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Sonia Manzano’s novel, The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, is a young girl’s coming of age story set in New York City’s “el Barrio” neighborhood in the late 1960s. This was a time when the city’s Puerto Rican - or “Nuyorican” - community was beginning to feel its strength and make political demands.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
To date, the Robin Hood Foundation has raised a total of $70.5 million to aid Superstorm Sandy victims.VIDEO
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April 12, 2013 2:51 PM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus: political corruption in Albany and New York City and why the voters aren't reacting.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  April 10, 2013 9:53 AM | Comments
Fewer summer jobs will likely be available for workers this season as businesses in Seaside Heights continue to recover after Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  April 9, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
On the Five Borough Ballot this week, residents of Bayside, Queens talk to City & State about the latest corruption allegations.
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Nathaniel Herz, The New York World  |  April 5, 2013 1:31 PM | Comments
For the second time in three days, a state legislator has been indicted on alleged criminal conspiracy — and Assemblyman Stevenson of the Bronx is not the only one implicated.
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April 3, 2013 10:02 AM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus an inside look at different approaches to saving failing schools. Rafael Pi Roman interviews Cuban blogger, Yoani Sánchez. And Dr. Robert Darnell talks about new developments from the New York Genome Center.VIDEO
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Liz Robbins, The New York Times  |  April 3, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
Adlai E. Stevenson High School used to be one of the most dangerous in New York City. Today, it is home to nine small high schools that teach the same people, and each school has different results.VIDEO
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Charles Lyons  |  April 3, 2013 9:46 AM | Comments
New research center, to open in Tribeca in May, will be 'Manhattan Project' for genomic sequencing. But can it do better than others?VIDEO
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