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City and county government reporter at the Rapid City Journal. Contributor at Salon.com. Syracuse University and Newhouse School of Communications Alum. Business Insider, Yahoo!, GQ, Details, Fox and other clips.

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Following the school shooting tragedy in Florida last week, President Donald Trump stressed the need for more mental health services. The Rapid City Area School District and Behavior Management Systems hear him.  http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/pilot-program-helps-schools-address-mental-health-care-needs/article_0c917375-1412-5c28-a902-438063406df5.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-2 
@nateschweber Nate, I came across this bit of yours from 2015 and am doing a similar piece for the newspaper I write for. Just wanted to ask if you had any advice. Thanks, Sam.  https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/09/06/nyregion/07homeless-in-new-york-city.html 
RT @NBCNews: Prosecutor in Larry Nassar case: “We, as a society, need investigative journalists more than ever.” Without report… https://t.co/EBfFxo2Ulm
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