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Somebody's Watching Younew

We live in a surveillance state. Oregonians may not realize the ways in which law enforcement can already spy on them, in at least one case to a degree unmatched in any other state.
Willamette Week  |  Nigel Jaquiss  |  12-17-2015  |  Civil Liberties

How El Chapo Digs His Tunnelsnew

The cartel underground.
San Diego Reader  |  Monte Reel  |  12-17-2015  |  Features

Release the tapes from the Alexia Christian shootingnew

Nearly eight months have passed since controversial officer-involved killing.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Editorial Board  |  12-17-2015  |  Crime & Justice

Young and Homeless in New Orleansnew

As foster kids ‘age out’ of the system, many of them end up on the streets.
Gambit  |  Della Hasselle and Alex Woodward  |  12-11-2015  |  Homelessness

Not One Morenew

ICE accused of abusing asylum-seekers in Colorado and elsewhere ... is it because they came from Muslim-majority countries?
Boulder Weekly  |  Angela K. Evans  |  12-11-2015  |  Immigration

The Invisiblesnew

57,000 minors crossed the Southern border last year. Should we send them back?
INDY Week  |  Billy Ball  |  12-04-2015  |  Immigration

Christmas Bird Count is critical for Wisconsin speciesnew

They don their holiday apparel and accessorize — fleece jackets, knit caps, hiking boots, scopes and binoculars. Thousands of citizen scientists, most of them avid birders, flock together in December and early January to celebrate a holiday pastime: the Christmas Bird Count.
Wisconsin Gazette  |  Lisa Neff  |  12-04-2015  |  Environment

Barefoot Brouhahanew

National winemaker seeks to stomp out local Charlottesville company's moniker.
C-Ville Weekly  |  Lisa Provence  |  11-24-2015  |  Features

Deported Fathernew

Cesar Leyva is holding on to a very thin thread of hope that he'll be able to return to the United States to be close to his 6-year-old son. He hasn't seen his boy in six months.
Tucson Weekly  |  María Inés Taracena  |  11-24-2015  |  Immigration

Apathy Made Visiblenew

In Eugene, Oregon — home of the University of Oregon and the Ducks and counterculture — a cavalier city government is chipping away at public space, one city square at a time.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alex V. Cipolle  |  11-24-2015  |  Civil Liberties

Should we fix the jails or get addicts out of them?new

The death of a North Carolina woman, who had recently been incarcerated in a local jail, highlights how many addicts across the nation lack access to medication-assisted therapy while in detention awaiting trial, and raises the question as to whether jail is the appropriate place for addicts, particularly pregnant women.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  11-24-2015  |  Health

Thousands of Texas Women Self-Induce Abortion, Study Findsnew

Women point to cost barriers, clinic closures as reasons.
Austin Chronicle  |  Staff  |  11-18-2015  |  The War on Women

Addiction and Recoverynew

When the impossible becomes possible.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  11-12-2015  |  Drugs

Veterans Helping Veterans...Sometimesnew

It appears a dysfunctional board may have been central to the breakdown of Longmont organization Veterans Helping Veterans Now.
Boulder Weekly  |  Caitlin Rockett  |  11-05-2015  |  Health

Cynicism Confirmednew

New Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission draft regulations fail to meet expectations.
Boulder Weekly  |  Angela K. Evans  |  11-05-2015  |  Environment

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