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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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Beth Garbitelli  |  February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
Rick Karr reports from Crown Heights on a small group’s strategy to reduce gun violence and to address the connection between poverty and gun crimes.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  February 13, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman interviews State Senator Eric Adams on New York’s new tough gun control law as well as poverty and Adams’ 22-year-career as an NYPD officer.VIDEO
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Greg Jacobs  |  February 13, 2013 12:13 PM | 1 Comment
From upstate, NY NOW's Marie Cusick looks at how a new gun control law is impacting the Remington Arms Company.VIDEO
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Emma Cott  |  February 13, 2013 12:13 PM | Comments
In this week's edition of MetroFocus, multimedia reporter Emma Cott takes us to Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability, where students are still playing catch up more than 100 days after hurricane Sandy.
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City & State  |  February 12, 2013 5:13 PM | Comments
City & State and City Limits, in partnership with MetroFocus, present a new series about the upcoming election: “The Five Borough Ballot.”
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Ray Sanchez, City Limits  |  February 11, 2013 1:09 PM | 1 Comment
Plans for how the city will spend federal aid are taking shape. But some victims of the storm are still stuck without basic help.
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Beth Morrissey, The New York World  |  February 11, 2013 9:44 AM | Comments
After Congress clears the way, Bloomberg budget shows first detailed picture of Sandy spending city seeks to recoup.
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February 8, 2013 12:31 PM | Comments
MetroFocus takes an in-depth look at the relationship between gun violence and poverty. Rafael Pi Roman interviews AIDS activist, Peter Staley, and more.VIDEO
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Helaina Hovitz, Narratively  |  February 8, 2013 10:47 AM | Comments
With office buildings still closed, tenants relocated and tourists out of sight, South Street Seaport's small businesses struggle to survive.
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February 7, 2013 6:23 PM | Updated: February 10, 2013 11:00AM | Comments
Winter Storm Nemo covered NYC and surrounding areas with snow, with greater impacts in New England.VIDEO
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