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Coptic Christian Homicides Inflame Jersey City Community

The homicides of a Coptic Christian family in New Jersey have inflamed tensions in an Egyptian immigrant community. Some Coptic residents believe the killings were a hate crime committed by Muslim extremists. Jersey City is home to thousands of Muslim and Coptic Egyptian immigrants.

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Marianne McCune
Marianne McCune is a reporter and producer for Embedded: Buffalo Extreme who has more than two decades of experience making award-winning audio stories. She has produced narrative podcast series for New York Magazine (Cover Story), helped start, produce and edit long-form narrative shows for NPR and public radio affiliates (Rough Translation; United States of Anxiety, Season Four), reported locally and internationally (NPR News, NPR's Planet Money and WNYC News) and produced groundbreaking narrative audio tours (SF MOMA, Detour). She is also the founder of Radio Rookies, a narrative youth radio series, that is still thriving at WNYC.
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