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Aired: April 12, 2011 | Comment
Chain Restaurants Invade Morningside Heights

Reporter/Producer: Monika Vosough
In the past 5 years, Morningside Heights has seen a surge in chain restaurants. In this week’s Morningside Report, Monika Vosough talks to residents and small and big business owners about the chain invasion around the Columbia University campus.

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Aired: April 8, 2011 | Comment
The Child Care Hustle in Morningside Heights

Many working parents have no choice but to leave their kids in the care of others, either in daycare or with a babysitter or nanny. In tonight’s Morningside report, Taryn Hartman looks at how parents find safe, reliable child care in the neighborhood.

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Aired: March 11, 2011 | Comment
Business Owners Leave To Make Way For Columbia University’s Expansion

Reporter: Carlos Mayorga
Producer: Alexa West
Since 2009 Columbia University has been rapidly expanding into Manhattanville. In this week’s Morningside report, Carlos Mayorga talks to some business owners and residents who say the university is not keeping it’s promise to create new jobs for those who are displaced.

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Aired: March 4, 2011 | Comment
The Cameras Are Rolling, But Is Anyone Watching?

Reporter: Rose Kim
Producer: Dianna Neille
Last year, the city allocated $12.3 million to install surveillance cameras in 27 housing projects. Many more have been installed privately throughout the city. In this week’s Morningside Report, Rose Kim finds out if Big Brother is really watching and if that’s helping stop crime.

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Aired: February 25, 2011 | Comment
Cyber Shepherding

Reporter: Jacqueline Quynh
Producer: Kumutha Ramanathan

Some of the oldest institutions in Morningside are taking hold of the newest social media craze. Jacqueline Quynh reports.

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Aired: February 18, 2011 | Comment
A Healthful Alternative

Reporter: Diksha Madhok
Producer: Dennis Murphy
The food-truck scene in Morningside Heights is about to get a little more colorful and a little more healthful. Diksha Madhok introduces us to an up-and-coming entrepreneur who’s bringing green to local streets.

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Aired: May 7, 2010 | Comment
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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Aired: April 30, 2010 | Comment

Reporter: Kibkabe Araya
Producer: Thad Novak
With people across the country discussing the new Arizona immigration law, here in Morningside Heights, many in the immigrant community say they are ready for positive reform. Kibkabe Araya reports.

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Aired: April 23, 2010 | Comment
Harlem Map Highlights Toxics and Treasures

Reporter: Leslie Hart
Producer: Saskya Vandoorne
You wouldn’t think that a simple map could make you healthier, but in tonight’s Morningside report, Leslie Hart explains that it can.

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Aired: April 16, 2010 | Comment
Women’s Shelter Shutdown: Battle Over the Building on 107th St.

Reporter: Janelle Richards
Producer: Leslie Picker
In this week’s Morningside, Janelle Richards reports on a building in a residential neighborhood keeps changing its purpose and upsetting the community.

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