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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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December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
A temporary animal shelter may be a solution for residents who won’t evacuate without their pets.VIDEO
Coney Island Hospital
Rick Karr for MetroFocus  |  December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
What happened when the power went out at New York City hospitals? Reporter Rick Karr visits Coney Island Hospital, where almost two months after the storm, services are limited.VIDEO
Holiday gift-giving. Flickr/akiko@flickr
Christina Knight  |  December 19, 2012 5:04 PM | Comments
In this season of giving, here are ways to make a present of time, gifts or funds through groups and agencies serving Hurricane Sandy victims.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Hospitals emergency plans don't regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself. VIDEO
Bradley Beach Sand Dunes
December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Bradley Beach's sand dunes are credited with leaving its boardwalk and beachfront buildings largely intact.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The former mayor shares his opinions of politicians and recounts his challenges and honors. VIDEO
school safety
David Cruz for NJ Today  |  December 17, 2012 6:40 PM | Comments
Statistically, school is probably the safest place your child can be but any parent will tell you that dropping their child off in the morning is a leap of faith.VIDEO
Deputy Mayor
Need to Know, a MetroFocus partner at THIRTEEN/PBS  |  December 17, 2012 12:25 PM | Comments
The Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services talks about how changing behavior may help lift young people out of poverty.VIDEO
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December 17, 2012 11:13 AM | Comments
NJToday Managing Editor Mike Schneider speaks with New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, who says tourism will be hit hard.VIDEO
"Coping in Newtown" video still by David Frank for The New York Times
David Frank for The New York Times  |  December 17, 2012 9:46 AM | Comments
People devastated by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School gathered at memorials around Newtown, Conn., to mourn with one another.VIDEO
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