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  • Published: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000
    Pump and Trump - by Heather Vogell, ProPublica, with Andrea Bernstein and Meg Cramer, WNYC, and Peter Elkind, ProPublica Since Donald Trump’s fortunes came surging back with the success of “The Apprentice” 14 years ago, his deals have often been scrutinized for the large number of his partners who have ventured to the very edges of the law, and sometimes beyond. Those associates have included accused money launderers, alleg... [read more]

  • Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:04:00 +0000
    Voter Registration Around Austin Smashed Records. That May Be a Problem. - by Jessica Huseman Travis County, Texas — the home of Austin — has experienced a massive spike in voter registrations this cycle, which officials there attribute to the heightened interest in the state’s competitive Senate race. The county received around 35,000 registrations on the final day to submit them — that’s 10,000 more than on the same day in 2016. While the increase in voter participation is... [read more]

  • Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:25:00 +0000
    Voter Purges: What Georgians Heading to the Polls Need to Know - by Blake Paterson Charges of voter suppression have been levied in the governor’s race in Georgia in recent weeks, pitting the secretary of state and GOP candidate Brian Kemp against critics, including his Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams, who say that he’s using his perch as the chief election official to benefit his own candidacy. The race, which the Cook Political Report currently lists as a toss-up, ha... [read more]

  • Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0000
    Charlottesville’s Other Jim Crow Legacy: Separate and Unequal Education - by Annie Waldman, ProPublica, and Erica Green, The New York Times CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — High school seniors Zyahna Bryant and Trinity Hughes have been friends since they were 6 years old, raised by blue-collar families in this affluent college town. They played on the same T-ball and softball teams and were in the same church group. But like many African-American children in Charlottesville, Trinity lived on... [read more]

  • Published: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0000
    Miseducation - by Lena V. Groeger, Annie Waldman and David Eads ... [read more]

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