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Proud to say I've been a journalist since 1990--starting at my college newspaper, moving into TV news as a producer, then into teaching journalism before heading back to the newsroom. In 2010, I joined the digital realm as a regional editor for Patch, and now I'm Community Editor at WCPO in Cincinnati. My job combines hyper local journalism and social media engagement--both within the context of a hybrid ...

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Nuns on the Bus take message about Ryan budget on the road in Missouri | National Catholic Report...

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The Butlers did it: Illinois retirees revealed as winners of $218M share of Mega Millions jackpot

The Butlers did it: Illinois retirees revealed as winners of $218M share of Mega Millions jackpot

What was your first job as a journalist?

College newspaper. We actually got paid! Michigan State University.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! Learned the ropes in a required college course.

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We have unprecedented ways of connecting with the audience, for engagement, story ideas, finding sources. You name it.

Bullseye: Target takes a stand on gender identity and restrooms, fitting rooms

How did the high five become a thing? According to legend, it all started with baseball

kshb.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Did you ever wonder how and when we started using the high five as a gesture to celebrate victories, large and small? The leading origin story is this: ..."the first high five occurred between Dusty Baker and Glenn Burke of the Los Angeles Dodgers in Dodger Stadium on October 2, 1977, the last day of the regular season."

Bullseye: Target takes a stand on gender identity and restrooms, fitting rooms

turnto23.com — The retail giant has issued its positiion on who should be able to use its restrooms and fitting rooms. . Visit Turnto23.com for breaking Bakersfield news from KERO. Bakersfield News & Kern County California local news, weather, and sports. Bakersfield news and more from ABC TV's local affiliate in Bakersfield, California, KERO - Bakersfield's Channel 23.

Bullseye: Target takes a stand on gender identity and restrooms, fitting rooms

abc15.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the national conversation about gender identity gets increasingly intense, one of the nation's largest retailers is taken a stand. In a statement titled, "Continuing to Stand for Inclusivity," Target makes its position clear: "In our stores, we demonstrate our commitment to an inclusive experience in many ways.

Bullseye: Target takes a stand on gender identity and restrooms, fitting rooms

kshb.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the national conversation about gender identity gets increasingly intense, one of the nation's largest retailers is taken a stand. In a statement titled, "Continuing to Stand for Inclusivity," Target makes its position clear: "In our stores, we demonstrate our commitment to an inclusive experience in many ways.

Georgia mother says she 'couldn't do anything to stop' school from paddling her 5-year-old son

turnto23.com — After she posted video of the incident on her social media accounts, a Georgia mother and her son's school are in the hot seat. . Visit Turnto23.com for breaking Bakersfield news from KERO. Bakersfield News & Kern County California local news, weather, and sports.

St. Joseph will be home to 'McDonald's of the Future', which comes with all the fries you can eat

kshb.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri is about to become a mecca for fast food fans in search of endless fries. In July, a McDonald's in St. Joseph will become "McDonald's of the Future." And bottomless fries are just the beginning.

Dad uses The Force and a Millennium Falcon drone to pull daughter's tooth

kshb.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With the rallying cry, "I love you, Chewie," a little girl surrenders her epic tooth-pull battle to The Force. When all else failed, her father Kelly Starrett let the Millennium Falcon fly--literally. Watch what happens!

Georgia mother says she 'couldn't do anything to stop' school from paddling her 5-year-old son

abc15.com — After she posted video of the incident on her social media accounts, a Georgia mother and her son's school are in the hot seat. . Arizona's source for breaking news, weather, traffic, sports, investigations and Smart Shopper reports. Share your news tips, photos and video: share@abc15.com

Georgia mother says she 'couldn't do anything to stop' school from paddling her 5-year-old son

kjrh.com — How far is too far when it comes to punishing kids at school? That's the question on many minds after video of a child being paddled went viral. Two clips, posted on Shana Marie Perez's Facebook Page, show the incident--you can hear the boy, age five, crying and pleading with the grownups.
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Apr 29, 2016

RT @nytimes: "Look, we got Prince here willing to play lead guitar. Why should we give him an eight-bar solo?" Tom Petty asked. https://t.cnyti.ms/1pNqHJ0/c9hKMevKrA

Apr 26, 2016

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