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Times Square Mural Paints Questionable Picture

Reporter/Producer:  Leslie E. Adkins
A new mural in Times Square has shocked New Yorkers with its representation of black and Latina women. Leslie Adkins reports.

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Morningside Heights E-Waste and What To Do With It

Reporter: Sherisse Pham
Producer: Kelly Koopmans
Time to get rid of your old computer or TV? You might want to think twice before putting it on the street with all the other trash. In our Morningside report, Sherisse Pham looks into the hazards of electronic trash also known as e-waste.

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Health Care Reform Leaves Public Uncertain

Reporter: Kethevane Gorjestani
Producer: Thad Novak
Congress yesterday passed a package of fixes to the long debated overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system. Kethevane Gorjestani explains what the new law means for the millions of Americans currently uninsured.

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Goverment Announces New Mortgage Help Plan

Reporter: Monika Plocienniczak
Producer: Kibkabe Araya
In National Affairs, the Obama Administration announced today a new initiative to help four million home-owners who owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth. Monika Plocienniczak has more.

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Fire In the Hole! The Truth About Ear Candling

Reporter: Angelica Spanos
Producer: Saskya Vandoorne
In this week’s Consumer Watch, most people clean their ears with a q-tip, but others say there is a better way, they use a practice they call ear candling. But does the technique work and is it safe?

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Aired: March 26, 2010 | Comments Off
NYU Law Student Works to Release Father from Chinese Prison

Reporter: Leslie Hart
Producer: Leslie Picker
The thought of someone you know serving a life sentence in a Chinese prison may seem worlds away to most New Yorkers. In tonight’s Focus report, Leslie Hart reveals how for one local student, the story hits too close to home.

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Aired: March 26, 2010 | Comments Off
Rebuilding Lives One Color at a Time

Reporter: Janelle Richards
Producer: Ryann Blackshere
Janelle Richards meets one woman who is using color as a form of therapy. She uses  art to help rebuild lives from the basement of the Broadway Presbyterian Church. Dorothy Cameron is our New Yorker of the Week.

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Aired: March 12, 2010 | Comments Off
Soup Kitchen Serves with Style

Reporter: Angela Chen
Producer: Monika Plocienniczak
Most soup kitchens have to serve a lot of canned food and preservatives. But in today’s Morningside report, Angela Chen found one soup kitchen doing it a little differently.

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Aired: March 12, 2010 | Comments Off
Deadline Looms for Ground Zero Development Decision

Reporter/Producer: Leslie Hart
Developer Larry Silverstein and the Port Authority are at a standstill in their negotiations regarding how construction will proceed at the World Trade Center site. Leslie Hart reports from Ground Zero.

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Catching a Healthy Tan

Reporter: Olivia Manders
Producer: Leslie E. Adkins
Getting the perfect tan can be a risky business. Though many people are moving away from tanning beds and trying spray tans, even this alternative has major health risks. Olivia Manders compares the safest ways to get that golden glow.

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