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The Small Town of Campania
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The Small Town of Campania

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A Pizza Pilgrimage to Campania I first noticed Campania during my sophomore year in college, when I took a road trip through Italy and discovered a place that had all the makings to become...

How the global drugs trade has become a source of wealth for the rich
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How the global drugs trade has become a source of wealth for the rich

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Colombia's radical plan to conquer cocaine How a South American nation built a multi-billion-dollar industry by becoming the biggest buyer of cocaine Colombia is one of Central and South America’s largest producers of cocaine,...

Why Mayor Adler Will Resign
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Why Mayor Adler Will Resign

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Kevin de León refuses to resign. What happens to his constituents? On Wednesday afternoon, the Austin Monitor posted an editorial criticizing Mayor Steve Adler for his decision to announce that he intends to resign...

The Period Dignity Officer
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The Period Dignity Officer

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A ‘Period Dignity Officer’ Seemed Like a Good Idea. Until a Man Was Named. So the title of this post is going to be “Period Dignity Officer,” because that is what this is, really....

How to Invent a Language for Talking About Style
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How to Invent a Language for Talking About Style

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Wayne

Inventing a New Language for Talking About Style There’s a lot of talk about style these days. The problem is that our language has become so cluttered with terms, concepts, and techniques—it’s like having...

Anaheim Mayor Riordan says he was told about the allegations against him
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Anaheim Mayor Riordan says he was told about the allegations against him

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Ex-Anaheim mayor refuses to publicly disclose emails amid FBI corruption investigation Former Anaheim Mayor Richard Riordan is refusing to release more emails that he says are related to his decision to step down from...

California State of the Union 2020
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California State of the Union 2020

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What Californians Are Grateful For in the Golden State We asked our readers—we all have them!—to write their own California State of the Union response using the #SOTU2020 hashtag This is a very personal...

Dollar General’s Randy Thompson Created a TikTok Account to Get More Followers
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Dollar General’s Randy Thompson Created a TikTok Account to Get More Followers

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How a Dollar General Employee Went Viral on TikTok While most people see dollar stores as a place to buy generic snacks and other basic products, some employees at Dollar General stores have a...

The North Valley Editor
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The North Valley Editor

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Letters to the Editor: Could Karen Bass and Rick Caruso form a 'team of rivals'? The following letters were e-mailed to the News-Press's editorial board by members of the community. The editor has placed...

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is pushing to cut air pollution
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California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is pushing to cut air pollution

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California seeks to ban sales of diesel big rigs in a bold bid to cut pollution blamed for asthma and cancer. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is making a final push to cut air pollution...