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Alaska Public
NPR StoryExactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders? More Americans say they woul
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 14 hours ago
Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders? More Americans say they would vote for a Muslim or an atheist for president than they would for a socialist, according to a recent Gallup Poll. Yet "socialist" is now how Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?More Americans say they would vote for a Muslim or an atheist for president tha
Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 hours ago
More Americans say they would vote for a Muslim or an atheist for president than they would for a socialist, according to a recent Gallup Poll. Yet "socialist" is now how Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has described himself throughout his... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Fracking violates call to be brother's keeperA recent environmental study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania and Co
Fracking violates call to be brother's keeper
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
A recent environmental study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University concluded that in Bradford and Susquehanna counties, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas has resulted in increased hospitalizations. Brown University... Read more
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PhysOrg
New book argues that social sciences are critical to climate conversationPope Francis recently made an impassioned plea for a "cultural revolution" to c
New book argues that social sciences are critical to climate conversation
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Pope Francis recently made an impassioned plea for a "cultural revolution" to combat climate change, calling for collective action and "a conversation which includes everyone." Thus far, the climate conversation has often neglected the contributions... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Curtain to rise on inaugural Middlebury film festivalMIDDLEBURY — After narrowing a field of more than 300 film submissions down to
Curtain to rise on inaugural Middlebury film festival
The Addison County Independent / Posted 7 days ago
MIDDLEBURY — After narrowing a field of more than 300 film submissions down to 95 final selections; arranging space in 10 local establishments for events and discussions; planning a party with two bands, food and drink on the Middlebury town green;... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fair Lawn student wants to save the worldFair Lawn - For Fair Lawn resident Andrew Plotch his mission is simple: he want
Fair Lawn student wants to save the world
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
Fair Lawn - For Fair Lawn resident Andrew Plotch his mission is simple: he wants to change the world. The 19-year-old Bergen Academies 2014 graduate is receiving national recognition for his success in sparking discussion about critical issues among... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Middlebury film festival announces lineup for next week's big eventMIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival has set its full lineup of
Middlebury film festival announces lineup for next week's big event
The Addison County Independent / Posted 7 days ago
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival has set its full lineup of films that will be screened at this summer’s inaugural event this August 27-30. The official 2015 Festival Schedule is now available online at middfilmfest.org/program.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Country Lament: Don't Do No Good To Say I Told You SoMy name is William Perkins Homans the third, but probably more people know me a
A Country Lament: Don't Do No Good To Say I Told You So
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
My name is William Perkins Homans the third, but probably more people know me as the bluesman (and artist) Watermelon Slim. I've been in the fight against war, fascism, injustice and inhumanity for 40 years. I was at MayDay, and at the moratorium... Read more
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FOX 11 News Los Angeles
Lennon Parham & Jessica St. Clair Are Having Fun 'Playing House'Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham are 'Playing House' on the USA Network. The
Lennon Parham & Jessica St. Clair Are Having Fun 'Playing House'
FOX 11 News Los Angeles / Posted 9 days ago
Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham are 'Playing House' on the USA Network. Their comedy is in its second season. St. Clair was born and raised in Westfield, New Jersey where she attended Westfield High School. She is a graduate of Middlebury... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Middlebury College to sell share of online learning companyMiddlebury College is selling its share of an online language learning company.
Middlebury College to sell share of online learning company
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
Middlebury College is selling its share of an online language learning company. For five years Middlebury Interactive Languages has been helping to teach K-12 students a second language with its online systems. It now serves more than 200,000... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Sanders fights image of self on fringesWASHINGTON - One recent afternoon, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont gave another
Sanders fights image of self on fringes
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON - One recent afternoon, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont gave another of the populist speeches that have drawn the largest crowds of the 2016 campaign to his rallies around the country and have made him the unexpected rival to Hillary Rodham... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Police look into stalking complaintMIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a stalking complaint at a Court Str
Police look into stalking complaint
The Addison County Independent / Posted 14 days ago
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded to a stalking complaint at a Court Street residence on Sunday, Aug. 9. Police said a man called the department at around 2:30 a.m. to report his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend had parked his car in the caller’s... Read more
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Mashable
Black Lives Matter and Bernie Sanders aren't natural alliesWhat's This?Mara Jacqueline Willaford, left, holds her fist overhead as Democra
Black Lives Matter and Bernie Sanders aren't natural allies
Mashable / Posted 14 days ago
What's This?Mara Jacqueline Willaford, left, holds her fist overhead as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, waves to greet the crowd before speaking at a rally on Aug. 8, in downtown Seattle. Image: Elaine... Read more
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Rutland Herald
GMC, Middlebury ranks as “green” Two Vermont colleges fared well in a ranking of America’s greenest schools re
GMC, Middlebury ranks as “green”
Rutland Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Two Vermont colleges fared well in a ranking of America’s greenest schools released by the Sierra Club Tuesday. Green Mountain College, in Poultney, was ranked 12th on the list ranking over 150 schools. Middlebury... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Westmont Ranks Top 10 Best Entrepreneurship SchoolsA local college is getting national attention for its achievement in entreprene
Westmont Ranks Top 10 Best Entrepreneurship Schools
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 14 days ago
A local college is getting national attention for its achievement in entrepreneurship. Westmont College in Montecito ranked the tenth most entrepreneurial college in the nation on Forbes’ 2015 list of 50 most entrepreneurial colleges. Middlebury... Read more
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Forbes
Capital One Expands In Healthcare Lending With $9B Deal As GE Continues Asset Sale PushI’m a staff writer on Forbes’ investing team, where I cover banks, asset manage
Capital One Expands In Healthcare Lending With $9B Deal As GE Continues Asset Sale Push
Forbes / Posted 16 days ago
I’m a staff writer on Forbes’ investing team, where I cover banks, asset managers and corporate mergers. I’m on the lookout for the next big thing being pitched on Wall Street and I like to delve into the stories and stocks that investors missed. I’m... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Sierra Magazine Announces 2015 Rankings of America’s Greenest Colleges and UniversitiesSAN FRANCISCO - Today, Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra
Sierra Magazine Announces 2015 Rankings of America’s Greenest Colleges and Universities
CommonDreams.org / Posted 16 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - Today, Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, released its ninth annual “Cool Schools” ranking of America’s greenest colleges and universities. Each of the schools ranked in the top 20 have displayed a deep and... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Gateway Players to perform Shakespeare comedy on the green in BristolTIRZHA OSMUN AND Christopher Ross will play Beatrice and Benedick, the couple a
Gateway Players to perform Shakespeare comedy on the green in Bristol
The Addison County Independent / Posted 16 days ago
TIRZHA OSMUN AND Christopher Ross will play Beatrice and Benedick, the couple at the center of the action, in the Shakespeare comedy “Much Ado About Nothing,” which will be staged by the Bristol Gateway Players on the Bristol town green next week.... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
SL student sails to N. American championshipCasey Larson with Ben Smith, sailing in this week's youth Hobie North American
SL student sails to N. American championship
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Casey Larson with Ben Smith, sailing in this week's youth Hobie North American Championships, won their final title in the division. Casey Larson from Storm Lake and Ben Brown of California, are champions again. The duo claimed first place in the... Read more
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Salon.com
“I don’t like it when people say God never gives you more than you can handle”: Small-town obit writer Heather Lende knows betterHeather Lende’s obituaries for her local newspaper in Haines, Alaska, started o
“I don’t like it when people say God never gives you more than you can handle”: Small-town obit writer Heather Lende knows better
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
Heather Lende’s obituaries for her local newspaper in Haines, Alaska, started out as something she could offer besides a covered dish to her bereaved friends and neighbors. Her warm, intimate, clear-eyed send-offs have been read around the world, as... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Festival to spotlight some Vermont films“EBEN MARKOWSKI: THE Elephant Project,” a documentary that follows the Panton a
Festival to spotlight some Vermont films
The Addison County Independent / Posted 21 days ago
“EBEN MARKOWSKI: THE Elephant Project,” a documentary that follows the Panton artist and directed by Natalie Stultz of Burlington will be among the films at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival that have a strong Vermont connection. MIDDLEBURY —... Read more
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Forbes
Pershing Square's Bill Ackman Takes $5.5 Billion Stake In Foods Giant MondelezI’m a staff writer on Forbes’ investing team, where I cover banks, asset manage
Pershing Square's Bill Ackman Takes $5.5 Billion Stake In Foods Giant Mondelez
Forbes / Posted 21 days ago
I’m a staff writer on Forbes’ investing team, where I cover banks, asset managers and corporate mergers. I’m on the lookout for the next big thing being pitched on Wall Street and I like to delve into the stories and stocks that investors missed. I’m... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Huskies add Shuchuck"I'm extremely excited to announce the addition of Gary to our coaching staff,"
Huskies add Shuchuck
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
"I'm extremely excited to announce the addition of Gary to our coaching staff," said head coach Mel Pearson. "He's very well-known and respected in the hockey community, and is very accomplished in the sport as both a coach and player. Gary is a... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Matt Dickerson: Posts from Alaska Part 2: Bears and Brenden on Bird CreekAN ANGLER IN Bird Creek continues fishing in spite of the presence of a curious
Matt Dickerson: Posts from Alaska Part 2: Bears and Brenden on Bird Creek
The Addison County Independent / Posted 21 days ago
AN ANGLER IN Bird Creek continues fishing in spite of the presence of a curious Alaskan brown bear. Photo by Michael O’Hara A long day of class in Alaska had ended. I’d spent at least 10 hours hiking, observing stream ecosystems, working on writing,... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Bristol resident reflects on closing of the town dumpFRED BASER, RIGHT, shares a joke with George Smith at the Bristol town landfill
Bristol resident reflects on closing of the town dump
The Addison County Independent / Posted 21 days ago
FRED BASER, RIGHT, shares a joke with George Smith at the Bristol town landfill on the dump’s last day before closing. Independent photo/Fred Baser Editor’s note: This reflection on the closing of the Bristol town landfill was written by Fred Baser,... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Mills brothers excel at West PointCanaan Mills will be a senior at the U.S. Military Academy this fall, and his t
Mills brothers excel at West Point
The Gadsden Times / Posted 21 days ago
Canaan Mills will be a senior at the U.S. Military Academy this fall, and his twin brothers, Micah and Jonah, will be juniors. Growing up in a family with a strong military history, the brothers had wanted to be in the military, and their... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Shuchuk Hired as Hockey Assistant CoachHOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech today announced that Gary Shuchuk (pronounced S
Shuchuk Hired as Hockey Assistant Coach
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 22 days ago
HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech today announced that Gary Shuchuk (pronounced SHOE-chuk) has been hired as an assistant hockey coach. He will begin his duties immediately. “I’m extremely excited to announce the addition of Gary to our coaching... Read more
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WLUC Marquette
Michigan Tech hires new assistant coachHOUGHTON -- On Wednesday, Michigan Tech announced that Gary Shuchuk has been hi
Michigan Tech hires new assistant coach
WLUC Marquette / Posted 22 days ago
HOUGHTON -- On Wednesday, Michigan Tech announced that Gary Shuchuk has been hired as an assistant hockey coach. "I'm extremely excited to announce the addition of Gary to our coaching staff," said head coach Mel Pearson. "He's very well-known and... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The 20 Colleges With The Happiest Students In 2015If you believe the word of Princeton Review's rankings, then Vanderbilt Univers
The 20 Colleges With The Happiest Students In 2015
The Huffington Post / Posted 23 days ago
If you believe the word of Princeton Review's rankings, then Vanderbilt University in Nashville has the happiest students in the country. Princeton Review's ranking of the colleges with the happiest students places Vanderbilt as No. 1, Virginia Tech... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vt. colleges top Forbes most entrepreneurial list Two Vermont colleges that topped a Forbes magazine list for the country�s mos
Vt. colleges top Forbes most entrepreneurial list
Rutland Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Two Vermont colleges that topped a Forbes magazine list for the country�s most entrepreneurial schools are pointing to their hands-on, individualized approaches to explain the recognition. An... Read more
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Forbes
Billionaire Agnelli Family Adds To Berkshire-Like Portfolio As Exor Buys PartnerRe For $6.9BI’m a staff writer on Forbes’ investing team, where I cover banks, asset manage
Billionaire Agnelli Family Adds To Berkshire-Like Portfolio As Exor Buys PartnerRe For $6.9B
Forbes / Posted 24 days ago
I’m a staff writer on Forbes’ investing team, where I cover banks, asset managers and corporate mergers. I’m on the lookout for the next big thing being pitched on Wall Street and I like to delve into the stories and stocks that investors missed. I’m... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Panther runner nominated as NCAA Woman of the YearMIDDLEBURY — A committee of NESCAC administrators has nominated recent Middlebu
Panther runner nominated as NCAA Woman of the Year
The Addison County Independent / Posted 24 days ago
MIDDLEBURY — A committee of NESCAC administrators has nominated recent Middlebury College graduate, outstanding runner and student, and Washington state resident Alison Maxwell for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The NCAA Woman of the Year Award... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Third Democrat Breaks with Obama on Iran Nuclear DealCong. Albio Sires of New Jersey is the third Democrat so far to come out agains
Third Democrat Breaks with Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal
The Jewish Press / Posted 25 days ago
Cong. Albio Sires of New Jersey is the third Democrat so far to come out against the JCPOA because it won't bar Iran from becoming a nuclear state. And now there are three. So far, three Congressional Democrats have publicly announced they will... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Beaney of Lake Placid joins ORDA boardLAKE PLACID - Bill Beaney joined the Olympic Regional Development Authority's b
Beaney of Lake Placid joins ORDA board
Lake Placid News / Posted 28 days ago
LAKE PLACID - Bill Beaney joined the Olympic Regional Development Authority's board, becoming its newest member Tuesday, July 28. Beaney is one of three ORDA board representatives selected by the town of North Elba, and approved by the state... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Feel the Bern: Will the rest of America get Bernie Sanders?U.S. SEN. BERNIE SANDERS is mobbed by supporters at his presidential campaign k
Feel the Bern: Will the rest of America get Bernie Sanders?
The Addison County Independent / Posted 28 days ago
U.S. SEN. BERNIE SANDERS is mobbed by supporters at his presidential campaign kickoff on May 26 in Burlington, where the senator’s left-leaning political stances are particularly appreciated. Pundits say Sanders has a ways to go to get his ideas... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Former Gov. Douglas interim director of historical societyBARRE, Vt. (AP) - Former Gov. Jim Douglas has been named interim executive dire
Former Gov. Douglas interim director of historical society
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 29 days ago
BARRE, Vt. (AP) - Former Gov. Jim Douglas has been named interim executive director of the Vermont Historical Society while a national search is conducted for a permanent one. Douglas, a four-term governor who stepped down in 2011, will start his... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Onondaga Lake swim-in inspires Vermont poet to pen a verseSyracuse, N.Y. -- When Vermont poet Gary Margolis watched the video last week o
Onondaga Lake swim-in inspires Vermont poet to pen a verse
The Post-Standard / Posted 29 days ago
Syracuse, N.Y. -- When Vermont poet Gary Margolis watched the video last week of dozens of people jumping into Onondaga Lake to celebrate the lake's cleanup, he was moved to write a poem. Margolis, a Pulitzer Prize nominee, has a web of connections... Read more
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Forbes
America's Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015The Cooper Union tops 2015 Forbes Most Entrepreneurial Colleges List (AP Photo/
America's Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015
Forbes / Posted 29 days ago
The Cooper Union tops 2015 Forbes Most Entrepreneurial Colleges List (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). Top research universities aren’t the only startup launchpads. The Cooper Union, which tops our Most Entrepreneurial College List this year, boasts more... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Bill Beaney joins ORDA boardBeaney is one of three ORDA board representatives selected by the town of North
Bill Beaney joins ORDA board
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 29 days ago
Beaney is one of three ORDA board representatives selected by the town of North Elba, and approved by the state legislator and the governor's office. "I'm looking forward to working with a great group of people who are dedicated and passionate about... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Shumlin appoints Carlson to Superior CourtA Burlington attorney is set to become a Vermont judge. Gov. Peter Shumlin has
Shumlin appoints Carlson to Superior Court
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 30 days ago
A Burlington attorney is set to become a Vermont judge. Gov. Peter Shumlin has decided to nominate Tom Carlson to the Vermont trial bench. Carlson replaces Judge Linda Levitt, who has retired. Carlson currently works for the law firm of Langrock,... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Faith in Vermont: Marriage, Thirteen Years LaterJuly 20, 2002, 8 AM I spent the night with my mother at The Colony Club on Par
Faith in Vermont: Marriage, Thirteen Years Later
The Addison County Independent / Posted 30 days ago
July 20, 2002, 8 AM I spent the night with my mother at The Colony Club on Park Avenue in New York City, where the wedding reception will take place. I didn’t sleep much; I was too excited. Instead, I finished reading The Things They Carried, Tim... Read more
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Washington Post
A list of 180+ ranked schools that don’t require ACT or SAT scores for admissionsApple CEO Tim Cook speaks to graduates during George Washington University’s co
A list of 180+ ranked schools that don’t require ACT or SAT scores for admissions
Washington Post / Posted a month ago
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks to graduates during George Washington University’s commencement exercises on the National Mall, Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Washington. The university awarded Cook with an honorary doctorate of public service. (AP Photo/Alex... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
College bans Kappa Delta RhoMIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College has terminated the Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) coeduc
College bans Kappa Delta Rho
The Addison County Independent / Posted a month ago
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College has terminated the Kappa Delta Rho (KDR) coeducational social house following an investigation that uncovered multiple violations of the college’s hazing and general conduct policies. Vice President for Student... Read more
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Crosscut
Crosscut names new Editor-in-ChiefGreg Hanscom, formerly of Grist, Urbanite, and High Country News. I’m delighte
Crosscut names new Editor-in-Chief
Crosscut / Posted a month ago
Greg Hanscom, formerly of Grist, Urbanite, and High Country News. I’m delighted to introduce Greg Hanscom as Crosscut’s new editor-in-chief. Greg is an award-winning reporter and editor with two decades of experience creating and leading online news... Read more

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