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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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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  June 18, 2013 9:36 AM | Comments
It’s a good thing that the primary for the New York City mayor’s race wasn’t scheduled for June–at least for voters in Bayside, Queens.
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June 17, 2013 3:24 PM | Comments
On this week's Listening In segment, we take you to Macaulay Honors College where a film screening panel examines the portrayal of women in comics and pop culture through history.VIDEO
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June 14, 2013 11:41 AM | Comments
On the next episode of MetroFocus: Mayor Bloomberg's new plan to strengthen New York City’s defenses and infrastructure in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, a new book about Martin Luther King Jr., and a walk down a very unusual wedding aisle.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  June 12, 2013 3:16 PM | Comments
Are all parks equal? State Senator Daniel Squadron calls for an alliance to level the playing field across the city park system. VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  June 11, 2013 11:56 AM | Comments
Upper West Side voters like Councilwoman Gale Brewer, a candidate for Manhattan borough president, but otherwise few are paying attention to any candidates outside of the mayor’s race.
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June 7, 2013 3:26 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: a new proposal for a parks alliance, political power in New York and New Jersey, the history of Greenwich Village, and works from an upstate sculptor.VIDEO
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Matthew J. Perlman and Nicholas Wells, City Limits  |  June 5, 2013 10:12 AM | Comments
Camaguey Restaurant patrons hold nuanced views on charter schools and teacher evaluations, and feel the state of the schools is more important than who's mayor.
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Nick Powell, City & State  |  May 30, 2013 10:09 AM | Comments
The dog days of campaign season are beginning to set in and the patrons at W’s in Tottenville are already feeling mayoral race fatigue.
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Marisa Wong  |  May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
MetroFocus talks to Rosanne Haggerty about the Brownsville Partnership, a collaborative prevention and community development program in one of Brooklyn's most underserved neighborhoods.VIDEO
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NJ Today Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron  |  May 29, 2013 11:16 AM | Comments
President Barack Obama visited the Jersey Shore to see the recovery progress after Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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