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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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Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM | Comments
The Summer Food Service Program provides up to two meals a day to children who live in areas where at least half of the student population qualifies for free or reduced-price meals during the school year.VIDEO
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July 16, 2014 4:55 PM | Comments
Tips on commuting and ways to stay informed.
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July 11, 2014 3:41 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York Public Library President Tony Marx discusses the library’s past, present and future, a conversation about public pensions, a summer meals program for students in New Jersey, and more.

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July 2, 2014 12:44 PM | 2 Comments
The question is why? Watch our interview with Councilmember Cornegy and let us know what you think.
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July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus we tackle rising gun violence in New York City, an effort to stop the spread of invasive species in Lake George, a New Jersey arts district’s plan to include artists in its revitalization, and more.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  July 2, 2014 12:10 PM | 1 Comment
Councilmember Robert Cornegy gives his perspective on rising gun violence in New York City and the alleged relationship between the increase in shootings and the decline in stop and frisk.VIDEO
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chaom  |  July 2, 2014 12:08 PM | Comments
Created by Vietnamese-born Danish artist Danh Vo, the exhibit titled We the People invites viewers to reflect on the meaning of liberty from multiple perspectives, just in time for the Fourth of July.VIDEO
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Denisse Moreno  |  June 25, 2014 11:44 AM | Comments
Jack Ford interviews photographer Camilo José Vergara on his book Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto.VIDEO
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June 20, 2014 11:29 AM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: a conversation with 92nd Street Y executive director Henry Timms, anchor and reporter Jack Ford talks to photographer Camilo Jose Vergara about his book “Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto”, New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff shares stories from his memoir, and Binghamton’s WSKG has the story of artist Bonnie Gale who transforms willow tree branches into living works of art and architecture.

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Esha Ray  |  June 18, 2014 11:33 AM | Comments
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James takes on her critics and shares her agenda with host Rafael Pi Roman.VIDEO
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