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RT @AP: BREAKING: Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite Trump's opposition.
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How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

I like the person to come to the table with multiple story angles and be ready to change direction depending on what their reporting uncovers

Why did you become a journalist?

I like being honest. I also like helping people. Being able to write every day was a bonus.