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Bowling Green, KY
Freelance Journalist

Journalist, creative writer, musician. Professor @WKU @WKUSJB

Reasonable Doubt? Rolling Stone’s Missteps Fuel Disbelief of Rape Victims

msmagazine.com — Not long ago, I overheard a snippet of conversation among my college students. Another professor had talked about rape in class that morning. The professor didn't talk about the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses or the egregious way that universities were addressing ( or, rather, not addressing) reports of rape.

Grand Canyon on the Precipice

news.nationalgeographic.com — Amanda J. Crawford Published August 14, 2014 At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen.

Gay Indians Wed in Unfriendly States as Battle Hits Tribe

bloomberg.com — At least four American Indian tribes have legalized same-sex marriage this year -- in some cases creating islands of marriage equality in states that otherwise ban the unions. As a growing number of states have moved to allow gay couples to wed, with Illinois and Hawaii poised to bring the number to 16 soon, so have tribes, which are sovereign governments not subject to state laws.

New York Casinos Approved as Voters Back Pay Hike, Marijuana Tax

bloomberg.com — Voters agreed to let as many as seven Las Vegas-style casinos open in New York, approved an increase to the minimum wage in New Jersey, and set a tax on the legal sale of recreational marijuana in Colorado. The statewide ballot questions were among 31 decided in six states across the U.S.

Phoenix Curbing Pensions Produces Lowest Bond Cost

munifinancetoday.com — Investors are driving Phoenix s financing costs to an eight-month low as officials move to curb a pension burden that one councilman said has Arizona s largest city on the path to insolvency, Bloomberg news reports. Voters this year raised the retirement age for public workers and their pension contributions in changes projected to save $600 million over 25 years for the sixth-largest U.S.

Phoenix Curbing Pensions Produces Lowest Bond Cost

bloomberg.com — Investors are driving Phoenix's financing costs to an eight-month low as officials move to curb a pension burden that one councilman said has Arizona 's largest city on the path to insolvency. Voters this year raised the retirement age for public workers and their pension contributions in changes projected to save $600 million over 25 years for the sixth-largest U.S.

First week of shutdown drains $1.6 billion from U.S. economy

dispatch.com — By Julie Bykowicz and Amanda J. Crawford Bloomberg News Wednesday October 9, 2013 1:12 AM Julie Jacobson | Associated Press WASHINGTON - The partial U.S. government shutdown has closed the gates to Alex Thevenin's place of business: the Grand Canyon.

Business Loses $1.6 Billion as Shutdown Drains $160 Million a Day

businessweek.com — The partial U.S. government shutdown has closed the gates to Alex Thevenin's place of business: the Grand Canyon. Her family-owned Arizona Raft Adventures in Flagstaff, Arizona, lost $80,000 last week in income from a group excursion down the Colorado River that didn't happen.

Shutdown Costs at $1.6 Billion With $160 Million Each Day

bloomberg.com — The partial U.S. government shutdown has closed the gates to Alex Thevenin's place of business: the Grand Canyon. Her family-owned Arizona Raft Adventures in Flagstaff, Arizona, lost $80,000 last week in income from a group excursion down the Colorado River that didn't happen.

Recession Continues for Classrooms as School Funding Lags

bloomberg.com — As she hands out student papers to juniors in her English class at Nathan Hale High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, teacher Jessica West tells them she needs their help grading. She has 216 students this year, up from 150 in past years. One class has 39.
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Jan 28, 2015

RT @RobbieSherwood: Stunned to hear this. Sue Clark-Johnson, former Republic publisher, has died azc.cc/1K43q9c

Jan 21, 2015

RT @WSJ: "I'm not a scientist either. But..." Obama pushes Congress to act on climate change on.wsj.com/1BEQqHn #SOTU pic.twitter.com/pdoSs2awVZ

Jan 19, 2015

This is the kind of rubbish Fox spews. If you doubt Fox invents & repeats BS non-news, read this from @erikwemple wapo.st/15hUxMg

Dec 24, 2014

P.U.-litzer Prizes: The Stinkiest Reporting From the Year | Alternet alternet.org/media/pu-litze…

Dec 11, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: Ariz. court orders murder charges be dismissed against woman who spent 22 years on death row in son's death apne.ws/1BBye14

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