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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 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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Mike Schneider, NJ Today Managing Editor  |  April 3, 2013 9:46 AM | Comments
NJ Today Managing Editor Mike Schneider sat down with University of California-Berkeley professor David Kirp on one of the unsung success stories in public education and it’s taking place in Hudson County’s Union City schools.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  April 3, 2013 9:46 AM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman interviews Mary Conway-Spiegel, founder of a new organization called Partnership for Student Advocacy that is raising funds and awareness for closing schools in New York City.VIDEO
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Rafael Pi Roman  |  April 3, 2013 9:44 AM | Updated: April 11, 2013 9:26AM | Comments
In a wide-ranging interview, Cuba's famous blogger speaks to MetroFocus anchor Rafael Pi Roman about her home country.VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  April 2, 2013 10:43 AM | Comments
The Assembly notes that a critical food hub at Hunts Point in the Bronx is vulnerable to storm surges, and proposes that a second distribution site be developed.
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Brenda Flanagan, NJ Today  |  April 2, 2013 10:29 AM | Updated: April 17, 2013 3:00PM | Comments
The Robin Hood Foundation has provided modular home rentals to those displaced by the storm, from money raised during a concert for Hurricane Sandy victims.VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  April 2, 2013 9:53 AM | Comments
On The Five Borough Ballot this week: perspectives from Artie’s Diner, where voters are still waiting for their matzo ball soup to cool before they make a decision in the race.
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Curtis Skinner, The New York World  |  April 1, 2013 4:23 PM | Comments
One victim of the federal budget sequester: medical training programs bringing physicians to underserved communities.
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