NYC's surge in shootings, grim choice for international students, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
July 7, 2020 - 9:30AM


After a rise in shootings, Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising to double down on neighborhood policing (Gothamist)

International students studying in the U.S. will have to change schools or leave the country if their university only offers courses online (Bloomberg)

There are calls for the Barclays Center to be renamed to honor Jackie Robinson (Brooklyn Paper)

More than three acres of new parkland are now open to the public at Brooklyn Bridge Park (press release)

Wetlands in the outer boroughs will be sprayed with larvicide in the coming days to tackle mosquitoes (Downtown Express)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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