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Japanese Government Struggles with Nuclear Crisis

Reporter: Rose Kim
Two weeks after the country was rocked by an earthquake and tsunami, the Japanese government is still struggling to control the crisis at several nuclear reactors.

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Filling Your Coffee Cup and Emptying Your Wallet

Reporter: Zohreen Adamjee
Producer: Kumutha Ramanathan
Some of you may have noticed that coffee prices are skyrocketing – it’s happening all over the country. But it doesn’t seem as if coffee drinkers are kicking their caffeine habit anytime soon.

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Are Queens Residents Left Out Of The 2010 Census?

Reporter: Matthew Kelly
Producer: Carlos Mayorga
The 2010 Census was released yesterday, and the population of New York City grew across all five boroughs. But in Queens, it grew only by one-tenth of a percent. This figure has everyone from the mayor to residents asking questions.

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New Yorkers Commemorate the 100th Year Anniversary Of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Reporter/Producer: Pallavi Reddy
One hundred years ago, a fire in a downtown garment factory killed nearly 150 workers. New Yorkers commemorated a milestone in New York’s labor movement by paying tribute to those who died.

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Tuberculosis Cases Remain High Among Immigrants In New York City

Reporter: Ignacio Torres
Producer: Solange Mougin
In the United States tuberculosis, or TB, is often considered a disease of the past. Nevertheless, a third of the world’s population is infected with it. As Ignacio Torres reports, the disease is still affecting immigrants in New York City.

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Opera, Brooklyn Style

Reporter: Ashley Killough
Producer: Ashley Semler
Many come to Manhattan for the opera. But Ashley Killough takes us to the Regina Opera Company, where our New Yorker of the week makes sure Brooklyn isn’t left out.

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Indicted Child Welfare Workers Rally Support

Reporter: Diksha Madhok
Producer: Raksha Kumar
Here in New York, there continues to be ripples from the death of a 4 year-old Brooklyn girl. City workers marched today in support of two child welfare workers who have been indicted in the case. Diksha Madhok has more.

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Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Anniversary

Reporter: Diana Neille
Producer: Roshni Murthy
The tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire has left a lasting impression on today’s New Yorkers. But as Diana Neille tells us in this week’s Focus Report, March 25th is more than just a sentimental day.

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Japan Crisis: How New Yorkers Are Helping With Relief Efforts

Reporter/ Producer: Jacqueline Quynh
New York City is home to the fourth largest Japanese population in the US, with more than 25,000 people. Jacqueline Quynh reports on how Japanese residents and others are helping the victims of the disaster.

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Innovative Building Brings Research and Disruption to the Neighborhood

Reporter/Producer: Caitlin Palumbo
Last week, in our Morningside Report, we told you about the controversy surrounding Columbia University’s expansion into Manhattanville and the people who are being displaced. This week, Caitlin Palumbo reports on what the school is putting in its place.

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