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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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Dari Kotzker  |  February 7, 2013 9:33 AM | Comments
Members of the New Jersey Board of Education adopted the first round of regulations to help guide districts in evaluating teachers.VIDEO
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Desirée Taylor, NJ Today Senior Correspondent  |  February 1, 2013 5:17 PM | Comments
Out of state builders are hoping to take advantage of this anticipated construction boom. So far, more than 1,200 new contractors have registered in the state since Nov 1.VIDEO
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Charles Lyons  |  February 1, 2013 1:32 PM | Comments
Mayor Koch passed away February 1 from congestive heart failure. He was 88. You can watch our recent interview with him and hear him reflect on his long and colorful career and his love of New York City.VIDEO
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Rafael Pi Roman  |  February 1, 2013 1:31 PM | Comments
Anchor Rafael Pi Roman reflects on New York's former mayor and MetroFocus curates thoughts and tweets from the social media world.
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Michael Aron - Chief Political Correspondent, NJ Today  |  January 30, 2013 12:01 PM | Comments
Details on the distribution of the Hurricane Sandy relief aid are scarce, but officials say Gov. Christie's office will have to apply for funds.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  January 22, 2013 6:29 PM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different state of the state addresses, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:45 PM | Comments
New York and New Jersey Governors Present Different States of their respective states.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:37 PM | 4 Comments
New book by NYT reporter Sam Roberts explores Grand Central’s origins.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko - NJ Today  |  January 18, 2013 12:56 PM | Comments
The mayors of Belmar and Toms River are confident the long wait for Hurricane Sandy relief aid is finally over.VIDEO
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Chris Giblin  |  January 17, 2013 5:10 PM | Comments
A large population, demographic diversity and prosecutors' commitment to punishing bias are factors. Some believe too much crime—and others too little—falls into the category of “hate."
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