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Jarrett Murphy, editor-in-chief, has been with City Limits since February 2007. Murphy grew up in New Britain, Connecticut, graduated from Fordham University in the Bronx, and later received a diploma in public financial policy from the London School of Economics and a masters in economics from the New School. Before coming to City Limits in February 2007, he worked at WFUV-FM, the Hartford Advocate, CBSNews.com and the Village Voice. He has been awarded the 2007 James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, the 2007 PASS Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency and the New York Community Media Alliance Best Investigative or In-Depth Story (1st place 2007, 2nd place 2009), and has been a finalist for the Livingston Award. Murphy has boxed in the Golden Gloves and played with a Bronx-Yonkers rugby team, and serves as an assistant Little League coach and the bass player/vocalist for Fort Indy, a blues-funk band. He lives in the Norwood section of the Bronx with his wife and two sons.
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Some 60 percent were still closed four or five months after the storm, thanks to long-standing challenges of economics and geography that hampered an already difficult recovery.
Some 2013 races are shaping up to feature multiple candidates. Others look so far like one-choice affairs.
The audience knew what the candidates wanted. But what did the people of Van Dyke want in return?
We're up for an award from that National Association of Black Journalists.
Some data and details from our reporting on campaign consultants who help politicians get elected and also lobby those officials on behalf of companies, unions and other interests.
The Department of Homeless Services announced a "decline of 28 percent across the five boroughs since 2005." That was the good news.
Outgoing Chancellor Matthew Goldstein's contract entitled him to a year of "study leave" at his current salary. He'll be Chancellor Emeritus for five additional years.
City Limits is also up for two other prestigious awards.
While New York's gun murder rate is lower than most big cities', it's our low firearm suicide rate that makes gun violence half as likely in the city than in the United States as a whole.
The mayor suggested that Council proposals could lead to more murders, create deadly confusion among police officers and perhaps even make it easier for terrorists to strike the city.