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Bowling Green, KY
Freelance Journalist

Journalist, creative writer, musician w/former friends of young americans. Professor @WKU @WKUSJB

County Attorney announces criminal charges in travel voucher case

ketv.com — The weeks-long investigation into an embattled Omaha event planning company has come to a head. At least on the local level. County Attorney Don Kleine announced criminal charges Thursday against the owner of Creative Creations, Patricia Urbanovsky. The 30-year-old faces 3 felony counts of theft by deception, each punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
Jun 25, 2015

.@CADonKleine says Creative Creations owner faces 3 felony counts of theft by deception in travel voucher case ketv.com/news/county-at… @KETV

Former Friends of Young Americans Kicks Off Summer Tour with Porch Show - The Amplifier: Music

bgamplifier.com — "Everyone's invited for a sunset picnic and original music," said Amanda Jane of Former Friends of Young Americans. A duo of multi-instrumentalists, FFOYA has played across the U.S. and in Europe. Their sound blends genres from ambient to Americana, roots to post-punk in performances that showcase their range as songwriters and musicians.
May 27, 2015

Former Friends of Young Americans Kicks Off Summer Tour with Porch Show - Music - The Amplifier bgamplifier.com/your_news/musi… via @amplifierbg

A Slaughterhouse for Horse Meat Waits in New Mexico

bloomberg.com — Agriculture Photograph by Alamy Horse meat isn't for everybody, as Europe's recent uproar over mislabeled burgers made clear. But those who have the taste for it tend to be true believers. One is 54-year-old Tim Sappington of Roswell, N.M., who's owned and eaten horses his whole life.

Grand Canyon on the Precipice

news.nationalgeographic.com — 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. Below, the turquoise water of the Little Colorado River flows into the larger and darker Colorado, their courses merging within the burnt sienna walls of the canyon.
May 21, 2015

RT @PhilipHydePhoto: Grand Canyon on the Precipice: Commercialization Concerns Over America's Most Iconic Park on.natgeo.com/1Embz4W via @NatGeo

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.
Dec 08, 2014

RT @msmagazine: Hey @RollingStone, remember that journalistic rule that says "minimize harm"? Yeah, you failed to do that with Jackie bit.ly/1zGGzMP

Dec 09, 2014

My essay for @msmagazine : Hey @RollingStone, remember journalistic rule "minimize harm"? Yeah, you failed w/ #jackie bit.ly/1zGGzMP

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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.
Aug 14, 2014

My first piece for @Nat Geo ! A must-read on the future of the Grand Canyon: "Grand Canyon on the Precipice" on.natgeo.com/VnKxeV

Aug 14, 2014

Picture the rim of the Grand Canyon with hotels, fast-food + shops. It could happen @amandajcrawford says on.natgeo.com/VnKxeV via @NatGeo

Aug 14, 2014

RT @susanbgoldberg: Picture the rim of the Grand Canyon with hotels, fast-food + shops. It could happen @amandajcrawford says on.natgeo.com/VnKxeV via @NatGeo

Aug 15, 2014

RT @susanbgoldberg: Picture the rim of the Grand Canyon with hotels, fast-food + shops. It could happen @amandajcrawford says on.natgeo.com/VnKxeV via @NatGeo

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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.
Nov 13, 2013

RT @susanbgoldberg: American Indians create islands of gay marriage equality in states that ban same-sex marriage bloom.bg/1eKdQjj

Nov 13, 2013

Uh. RT @BNPolitics: At least four Indian tribes have legalized gay marriage this year bloom.bg/171HNqi

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.
Oct 11, 2013

Phoenix, which one lawmaker says is on path to insolvency, curbs pensions to produce lowest bond cost: bloom.bg/1af4lkS

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Jul 31, 2015

From last night's amazing show at The Basement Bar in Brooklyn. Tonight in DC at Tree House Lounge at… instagram.com/p/5zqdCpIZpB/

Jul 27, 2015

Last night at Muchmore's in Brooklyn. Three more shows in Brooklyn this week then onto DC:… instagram.com/p/5pXGnpIZt8/

Jul 25, 2015

No sleep 'til Brooklyn! Six days, six shows, starting tonight at The Rock Shop at 8 pm!… instagram.com/p/5kD4xKoZpp/

Jul 07, 2015

Go @reporterkae! @wkuherald Editor welcomes same-sex marriage announcements after local newspaper gets it wrong. wkuherald.com/opinion/articl…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @nickmartin: 2014: Rand Paul calls Cliven Bundy's comments on black people "offensive." 2015: They meet to talk states rights. talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/rand-…

Jul 01, 2015

To the Kentucky clerks refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples: "Issue the licenses or go home" fw.to/U6myKwi

Jun 20, 2015

An important read about the government's attempt to get info from Reason magazine reason.com/blog/2015/06/1…

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