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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
Red Hook Residents Reject EPA Proposal

Reporter: Mea Ashley
Producer: Nia Phillips
In 2010 the Environmental Protection Agency put the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn on its Superfund list as one of the most toxic bodies of water in the nation. Now it plans to clean it up. The project could cost over half a billion dollars. In this week’s Focus report, Mea Ashley tells us that Red Hook residents are not so happy with the EPA’s proposal.

Red Hook Residents Reject EPA Proposal from Nia Phillips on Vimeo.

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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
ST. LUKES PEDIATRIC INPATIENT UNIT CLOSURE

Reporter: Emma Elbuzedi
Producer: Nia Hamm
St. Lukes Pediatric Inpatient unit has no plans to reopen.

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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
Seniors, Families Burn Through Assets to Get Help with High Nursing Home Costs

Seniors, Families Burn Through Assets to Get Help with High Nursing Home Costs from MaryAlice Parks on Vimeo.
Reporter: MaryAlice Parks
Producer: Reena Diamante
Over 1 and half million Americans live in nursing homes and with the population of seniors booming, this number is expected to rise. MaryAlice Parks has a story on how families are dealing with the costs of nursing homes and trying to get help.

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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
An Un-Shore Re-Opening for Sandy hit Beach Town

Reporter: William Denselow,
Producer: Ernest Chi Cho
Mantoloking is the last of NewJersey’s resort towns to re-open after Hurricane Sandy hit forcing whole communities to evacuate. William Denselow was there for the homecoming.

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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
A Nickel for Your Thoughts: The Days May be Numbered for the Penny

Reporter: Madeline Hunt
Producer: Stephon Dingle
They fill the bellies of our piggy banks. Bring us good luck. And what would you toss into a wishing well if you didn’t have a penny? But now, this all-American symbol may be on the verge of extinction. Madeline Hunt brings us our consumer watch.

 

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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
Columbia Professor Teaches “Bare” Essentials

Reporter/Producer: Kimberly Brooks
At most universitties, free thought and academic freedom is encouraged. Or is it? A provocative lecture taught by Columbia physics instructor, Emlyn Hughes,  on the first day of a Quantum Mechanics series, left the school questioning how far a professor can go to keep the attention of his class. Kimberly Brooks reports.

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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
Historical American Monument Hits the Auction Block

Reporter/Producer: Evan Burgos
These things don’t hit the market every day. An American monument from World War II, up for bidding. One was auctioned today in New York.

 

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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
New Yorker of the Week: “Sandy Claus” Volunteer Keeps Spreading Holiday Cheer

Reporter: Stephen Jiwanmall
Producer: Michael Orr
Superstorm Sandy hit New York nearly four months ago but one Brooklyn man hasn’t stopped helping people in need. Michael Sciaraffo is Columbia News Tonight’s New Yorker of the Week.

 

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Aired: February 22, 2013 | Comments Off
Gas Prices on the Rise

Reporter: Shayna Estulin
Producer: Mea Ashley
New Yorkers are feeling the pain at the pump. Prices have been rising dramatically and show no signs of stopping. Shayna Estulin has the story.

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Aired: February 15, 2013 | Comments Off
Young Libyans Reflect Two Years After the Revolution

Reporter/Producer: Emma Elbuzedi
They catalyzed the revolution that toppled a dictator. But, how far has Libya come since and do the youth have a seat at the table?

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