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Newton Kansan Demonstrates Why Representation Matters in Schools
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Newton Kansan Demonstrates Why Representation Matters in Schools

In Newton, Kansas, less than 3 percent of teachers are non-white, while the student body is 38 percent non-white. For reporters at The Newton Kansan, ... Read More
Canyon Courier Shows How Its Community Moved On After Columbine
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Canyon Courier Shows How Its Community Moved On After Columbine

On April 20, 1999, Columbine High School suffered a tragedy unlike anything most people had experienced at that time. What happened in that small Colorado ... Read More
Sidney Herald Exposes the Truth Through Open Records Requests
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Sidney Herald Exposes the Truth Through Open Records Requests

Challenging authority to ensure an informed and engaged citizenry is the bedrock of the journalistic profession. For Sidney Herald editor Amy Efta, that task came ... Read More
Detroit Free Press Coverage Helps Overturn Wrongful Rape Conviction, Frees Innocent Man from Prison
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Detroit Free Press Coverage Helps Overturn Wrongful Rape Conviction, Frees Innocent Man from Prison

In 2017, a nearly 20-year-old DNA kit was finally tested for a 1997 rape. James Clay was arrested, tried and convicted of the crime and ... Read More
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