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In New Hampshire, the town dump is the place to campaign

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I’m writing about the New Hampshire primary for the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism’s Manchester Divided wire service.

Trash Prospectors: Three days before primary, the town dump is the place to campaign in New Hampshire (Feb. 8)

Requesting Equity: Students press the presidential candidates to remember the poor in their climate policies (Feb. 6)

The Other Protest: Pro-Trump truck flashes high-wattage TV clips about Democrats outside a New Hampshire youth climate town hall (Feb. 6)

The backroom deals that saved Andrew Johnson’s presidency by a single Senate vote

impeach1868In the 1868 impeachment trial, the power to end a presidency created intense pressure on the senators who would cast the deciding votes.

Read the story at the Washington Post.

How Baltimore Is Experimenting Its Way Out of the Food Desert

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The city is fighting diet-related illnesses in its poorest neighborhoods one fresh tomato at a time.

Read the story at POLITICO Magazine.

San Francisco’s Quest to Make Landfills Obsolete


‘Zero Waste’ might be the impossible dream, but San Francisco isn’t giving up.

Read the story at POLITICO Magazine.

 

How Vocational Education Got a 21st Century Reboot

With schools across 10 states, the P-TECH program prepares its students for good jobs that corporations pay well for.

Read the story at POLITICO Magazine.

More of my education coverage:

How Kalamazoo Is Fine-Tuning Its Groundbreaking Free College Program: Scholarship money doesn’t remove all the barriers to getting a postsecondary degree.

How Minneapolis Freed Itself from the Stranglehold of Single-Family Homes

Desperate to build more housing, the city just rewrote its decades-old zoning rules.

Read the article at POLITICO Magazine.

The new life of a dying mall

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A theater next to Sears? Art class across from Aeropostale? When a mall declines, new experiences take over abandoned spaces.

Read the story at Experience Magazine.