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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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Henry Cass for City Limits  |  December 12, 2012 10:28 AM | Comments
Fishers in Long Island Sound are seeing species that normally swim far to the south.
Grocery Store Rockaways Sandy
Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  December 12, 2012 9:49 AM | Comments
Most businesses on the peninsula are still closed after Hurricane Sandy. Some of those that are operating are suffering because their customer base has been displaced.
"Is That Enough?" by Lobsang Tsewang is one of 21 works selected by a group of students curating alongside a professional art exhibit put on by No Longer Home. Image courtesy of ArtsConnection.
Georgia Kral  |  December 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In a former bank building, an innovative art presenter joins forces with local teens to mount a new exhibit. VIDEO
NYCHA resident who is now employed as a clean-up worker by NYCHA.
Katia Savchuk for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 12:08 PM | Comments
Hundreds of low-income New Yorkers who've struggled to find jobs have found work doing post-storm cleanup, including public housing tenants.
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Ali Winston for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 11:35 AM | Comments
The city's evacuation zone maps used 2003 data and scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed by the actual outcome.VIDEO
Greenleaf Compassion Center rep Dec 2012
David Cruz for NJ Today  |  December 7, 2012 10:36 AM | 1 Comment
Media at the dispensary in Montclair outnumbered the 20 patients who had an appointment on opening day.VIDEO
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Bijan Rezvani  |  December 6, 2012 7:00 PM | Comments
How the region is recovering from Hurricane Sandy and a look at the magnificent trees of the New York Botanical Garden.VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:58 PM | Comments
While the famous Bronx garden lost 557 trees to Sandy, none of the "Magnificent Trees" featured in a new book were harmed.VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:57 PM | Comments
In Belford, fishing boats weathered the storm out of Sandy’s path but their facilities have been completely destroyed.VIDEO
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December 6, 2012 6:54 PM | Comments
The hurricane relief fund, to supplement expenses not covered by FEMA or insurance, has raised more than $18 million.VIDEO
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