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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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January 4, 2013 7:02 PM | Comments
MetroFocus follows the hurricane recovery money, checks in with a New Jersey school, and presents a Solutions Story on homeless youth.VIDEO
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Erik Olsen for The New York Times  |  December 21, 2012 10:49 AM | Comments
On Dec. 20, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began demolishing houses severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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Christina Mulligan  |  December 21, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The Harlem native's art works are found in museums and institutions across the country and city, and in the 125th Street subway station.VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  December 20, 2012 11:00 AM | Comments
The shooting tragedy in Newtown has focused new attention on the issue of mental illness and guns. New York City and state have some of the toughest laws, but advocates still see flaws.VIDEO
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Bob Feinberg  |  December 20, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Neil Barsky’s documentary provides a sweeping yet personal cinematic portrait of the three-term mayor, Ed Koch.VIDEO
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Mustafa Hameed  |  December 20, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The disaster relief organization operated by military veterans used its skills to begin rebuilding in Rockaway Beach.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:10 PM | Comments
An in-depth look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, interviews with former Mayor Ed Koch and former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and more.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Sheri Finks writes for The New York Times and ProPublica, raising questions about care for vulnerable populations in hospitals and nursing homes.VIDEO
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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
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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
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