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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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July 18, 2014 3:10 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, The Marshall Project’s Editor-in-Chief Bill Keller on redefining criminal justice reporting, the history of Tammany Hall, and a photographic journey to North Brother Island.

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July 17, 2014 10:08 AM | 1 Comment

On this edition of metroFocus: Anthony Marx on New York’s Public Library, transportation expert Gridlock Sam, the public pensions debate, and a summer meals program that is keeping New Jersey students from hunger.

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Marisa Wong  |  July 16, 2014 5:01 PM | 5 Comments
Jack Ford talks to New York Public Library President and CEO Tony Marx about the past, present and future of the nation's largest library system.VIDEO
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July 16, 2014 5:00 PM | Comments
Traffic engineer and former city transportation official Sam Schwartz, better known to many as "Gridlock Sam," joined Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the metropolitan region’s transit system.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM | 1 Comment
Steve Malanga, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and Teresa Ghilarducci, director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School take a closer look at public pension funds in the tri-state region.VIDEO
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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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