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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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Brenda Flanagan, NJ Today  |  March 28, 2013 11:35 AM | 1 Comment
Massive jaws take big bites of debris from the pile of rubble in Union Beach. While families watch, it dumps their homes into a waiting trash hauler bite by bite.VIDEO
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Joe Hirsch, City Limits  |  March 27, 2013 9:31 AM | 1 Comment
Mayoral frontrunners skipped a recent forum in the South Bronx neighborhood.
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March 20, 2013 4:48 PM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus reports on the debate over raising the minimum wage, we talk about our Five Borough Ballot reporting project on the mayoral election, some famous cheesecake by upstate nuns, and much more...VIDEO
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Greg Jacobs  |  March 20, 2013 9:58 AM | Comments
Should we raise the minimum wage? Rick Karr asks Linda Archer, a low-wage worker, and Heather Briccetti of the Business Council of New York State. Rafael Pi Roman sits down with Stephanie Luce Associate Professor of Labor Studies at the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education.VIDEO
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Poh Si Teng, The New York Times  |  March 20, 2013 9:57 AM | Comments
Monks are known to make beer to support their order. The nuns of New Skete, in upstate New York, bake cheesecake.VIDEO
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Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  March 20, 2013 9:57 AM | Comments
Spring Break at the Jersey Shore? That’s not where most college students go for sun and fun during their winter break from school. VIDEO
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March 18, 2013 6:25 PM | Comments
See what's coming up on MetroFocus this week: The minimum wage debate, our Five Borough Ballot reporting project with City & State and City Limits, New Jersey students lend their Spring Breaks after Sandy, and more.VIDEO
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Kathleen Caulderwood, City Limits  |  March 15, 2013 12:07 PM | Comments
The dispute between a South Bronx landlord and a radical arts collective has become a rallying cry for supporters of the group.
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Marisa Wong  |  March 13, 2013 2:55 PM | Comments
An interactive map tracks 20 years of data on poverty and minimum wage in the US.
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Adam Forman, Matthew Claro and Jonathan Bowles, Center for an Urban Future  |  March 13, 2013 12:24 PM | Comments
Nearly twice as many new businesses were started in the five boroughs in 2011 than in 1991, and the lion’s share were started outside of Manhattan.
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