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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.

Documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy turned her lens on her famous mother, Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert F. Kennedy. Photo courtesy of Rory Kennedy.
Bob Feinberg  |  September 5, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Rory Kennedy's latest documentary, "Ethel," reveals the woman that supported Robert F. Kennedy during his remarkable career.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Good government groups are calling on the state ethics commission tio investigate Silver's handling of Vito Lopez's sexual harassment scandal. AP/Mike Groll
John Farley  |  August 31, 2012 4:00 AM | Updated: 9/11/2012 6:59 AM | 1 Comment
JCOPE votes to broadly investigate the Assembly's handling of Vito Lopez's sexual harassment scandal.VIDEO
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Desirée Taylor for NJ Today  |  August 30, 2012 2:22 PM | Comments
Effective and passionate communicator or too bombastic? Opinions about Christie’s keynote speech vary greatly.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  August 30, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Business has skyrocketed at Modell's Sporting Goods, located just across the street from where the Nets will play.
Deb Goldstein. "This is shot in what was once my brother's apartment. Now, 'Center Court' of the 'Barclay's Arena'". Photo by Michael Galinsky.
Toby Milstein  |  August 30, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Deb Goldstein designed the t-shirt "I'm still calling it Atlantic Av - Pacific St."
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Christina Knight  |  August 30, 2012 4:00 AM | 15 Comments
Before even more Brooklyn Nets T-shirts and caps hit the streets, MetroFocus takes a look at how people are wearing their Brooklyn pride.
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Rachel Cromidas for GothamSchools  |  August 29, 2012 11:56 AM | Comments
The Department of Education has revised portions of its disciplinary code to make consequences for poor behavior less strict for the youngest students.
Expect to see colorful costumes at the West Indian American Day Carnival. Flickr/ PaulSteinJC
Georgia Kral  |  August 29, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
New York City is always exciting. Here are our on what to do on the last weekend of the summer.
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Norman Oder for City Limits  |  August 28, 2012 11:34 AM | Comments
Documents reveal tense negotiations between housing officials and Ratner over the affordable housing in the first Atlantic Yards residential tower.
At the New Lab, engineers, designers and students will work in a collaborative manufacturing environment. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral.
Georgia Kral  |  August 28, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Take a tour of the New Lab, a collaborative design and fabrication center, opening soon.
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