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Aired: May 24, 2010 | Comments Off
5 Minutes with Juju Chang

Interviewer/Producer: Angela Chen
Camera: Kelly Koopmans, Sherisse Pham, Leslie Picker
Juju Chang, of “Good Morning America” on ABC, shares her thoughts on morning news programs, broadcast television and being a mom.

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First Person »

Aired: May 13, 2010 | One Comment
Should solely African Americans Adopt a Haitian Child?

Reporter/Producer: Brandon Walker
With Haiti’s future still unclear at the moment, many questions have been raised about the future of adoptions in the country.  News of a church missionary group from Idaho allegedly kidnapping a group of Haitian children sparked contentious dialogue about who should adopt Haitian children.  One group of social workers says the answer is clear: African Americans.  In this first person video blog, Brandon Walker explores both sides of the conversation.  Is it that simple?  Should Black kids be placed with Black families?

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Focus »

Aired: May 7, 2010 | One Comment
The New York State of Immigration

Reporter: Angela Chen
Producer: Jane Lee
A stream of anti-immigration sentiment is sweeping across the nation right now, and people are responding in different ways. In tonight’s Focus, Angela Chen takes a look at immigration policy in New York City.

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Headline, New Yorker of The Week, News, Top Stories »

Aired: May 7, 2010 | Comments Off
New York Vendors Keep Watch over the City

Reporter: Kelly Koopmans
Producer: Sherisse Pham
Our New Yorkers of the Week are woven into the fabric of Times Square. They have received praise lately, and as Kelly Koopmans reports, they have been keeping watch and guarding our safety for years.

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Morningside »

Aired: May 7, 2010 | Comments Off
Behind the Concrete Jungle

Reporter: Kethevane Gorjestani
Producer: Chao Deng
To get away from the stress of the city, many people think of city parks. But in our Morningside his week, Kethevane Gorjestani tells us about some area residents who don’t need to look further than their back alley.

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News »

Aired: May 7, 2010 | Comments Off
The Roller Coaster We Call Wallstreet

Reporter: Angelica Spanos
Producer: Angelica Spanos
The Down Jones Industrial average lost more ground today.
It fell another 140 points…closing at 10,379. The Dow dropped 629 points for the week. Comparatively, today wasn’t all that bad on Wall Street. As Angelica Spanos reports yesterday’s sudden sell-off was one for the books.

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Consumer Watch »

Aired: May 7, 2010 | Comments Off
Could Over-the-Counter Meds be Dangerous?

Reporter: Monika Plocienniczak
Producer: Kibkabe Araya
In this week’s consumer report…Last July the FDA warned that acetaminophen may harm your liver. Now medicine companies are making the texts bigger on labels to notify the consumer. But Monika Plocienniczak found that many consumers still don’t know the risks involved.

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News »

Aired: May 7, 2010 | Comments Off
Expanding the Ring of Steel: More Cameras, More Secure?

Reporter: Amikka Smith
Producer: Leslie Picker
Footage from the Times Square security cameras helped authorities track down Faizel Shazhad after last week’s bombing attempt. Amikka Smith reports on tightening security in the area.

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First Person »

Aired: May 4, 2010 | One Comment
Spinning Their Wheels

Blog By Kelly Koopmans
Having grown up in the bike friendly Pacific Northwest, Kelly Koopmans turned to cycling as a mode of transportation. But now that she lives in New York City, she walks almost everywhere. Kelly Koopmans explores the turf battle between the city’s cyclists and pedestrians.

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