Columbia News Tonight http://columbianewstonight.org Fri, 30 May 2014 20:27:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 First Person: Growing Up FBI http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/18/first-person-growing-up-fbi/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/18/first-person-growing-up-fbi/#comments Sun, 18 May 2014 07:43:57 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8103

Reporter/Producer: Shannon Crawford

If most kids caused trouble, they would have to answer to their parents. The same is true for Shannon Crawford–but both of her parents happen to be special agents in the FBI. She tells us what it is like to grow to up with an FBI family.

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Bridgegate Scandal Update: Report clears Christie of Involvement http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/16/8094/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/16/8094/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 16:04:23 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8094 Reporter: Alexis Gray

Producer: Krysta Michaelides

Report, conducted by his own attorney, reveals that Governor Chris Christie was not aware and was not involved in the lane realignment.  The report cost state taxpayers $1 million.

 

 

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Liquor Boom: Local Distilleries Making a Comeback http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/16/8092/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/16/8092/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 15:49:18 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8092 Reporter: Averi Harper

Producer: Krysta Michaelides

NY liquor distilleries are making a boom in New York State.  This could mean billions for the state’s economy.

 

 

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Teacher Layoffs in Brooklyn High School http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/16/teacher-layoffs-in-brooklyn-high-school-2/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/16/teacher-layoffs-in-brooklyn-high-school-2/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 15:44:25 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8089 Reporter: Averi Harper

Producer: Krysta Michaelides

The only language teacher at The Secondary School of Journalism was fired. Students are concerned with their futures because they are no longer being offered the necessary language classes to graduate.

 

 

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CBS This Morning Co-Host Norah O’Donnell http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/14/cbs-this-morning-co-host-norah-odonnell/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/14/cbs-this-morning-co-host-norah-odonnell/#comments Wed, 14 May 2014 14:32:12 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8060

“CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell tells Jenna Dagenhart about how she finds a healthy balance between work and family life.  Not only has Norah won an Emmy… Last week she was also honored with the Outstanding Mom Award.  She says being a mom helps her as a journalist and as a person.

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Lu Picard: Teaching Dogs and Changing Lives http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/13/lu-picard-teaching-dogs-and-changing-lives/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/13/lu-picard-teaching-dogs-and-changing-lives/#comments Wed, 14 May 2014 02:46:49 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8059

Reporter: Shannon Crawford

Producer: Jacki Bryk

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but for people with disabilities, they can also be their biggest helpers. In our New Yorker of the week, we meet one woman who is training dogs to be more than pets so their owners can do more than they thought possible.

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Local Nigerians search for answers after schoolgirls kidnapped http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/10/local-nigerians-search-for-answers-after-schoolgirls-kidnapped/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/10/local-nigerians-search-for-answers-after-schoolgirls-kidnapped/#comments Sat, 10 May 2014 21:38:12 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8055 Reporter: Prisca Pointdujour

Producer: Prisca Pointdujour

The abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls has sparked outrage across the globe, and local members of the community want the government to do more.

 

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Park Slope Senior Home Shutting Down http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/09/park-slope-senior-home-shutting-down/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/09/park-slope-senior-home-shutting-down/#comments Sat, 10 May 2014 03:05:58 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8058 Reporter: Veronica Jean Seltzer
Producer: Marisa Marcellino

The Prospect Park Senior Residence in Park Slope is being shut down. Many seniors considered this their last stop and are dealing with the mental and physical effects of moving. Annemarie Mogil, 91, is one of them.

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Morningside Report: Union Food Lab http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/09/morningside-report-union-food-lab/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/09/morningside-report-union-food-lab/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 21:29:39 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8053 In this week’s Morningside Report—we take you inside the Union Food Lab—where a not-for-profit is giving local entrepreneurs a recipe for success.

Reporter: Clodagh McGowan

Producer: Kurumi Fukushima

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9/11 Remains Returned to Ground Zero http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/09/911-remains-returned-to-ground-zero/ http://columbianewstonight.org/2014/05/09/911-remains-returned-to-ground-zero/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 15:51:47 +0000 http://columbianewstonight.org/?p=8077 Reporter: Marika Washchyshyn

Producer: Prisca Pointdujour

Thirteen years after the 9/11 attacks, the remains of unidentified victims are being returned to Ground Zero. They will be laid to rest in a repository near the 9/11 Memorial Museum, set to open May 21st. But not everyone is enthused about the victims’ return.

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