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After the Trump assassination attempt, defining democracy gets even harder; Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate; DC residents push back on natural gas infrastructure buildup; and a new law allows youth on Medi-Cal to consent to mental health treatment.

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Donald Trump is formally put up for GOP nomination and picks Ohio Senator J.D. Vance as his running mate. Former presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy and swing state delegates consider ticket.

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Enticing remote workers to move is a new business strategy in rural America, Eastern Kentucky preservationists want to save the 20th century home of a trailblazing coal miner, and a rule change could help small meat and poultry growers and consumers.

Andrea Sears

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Andrea Sears is a New York City-based broadcast journalist who comes to Public News Service from the storied WBAI, where she was the Evening News news editor and anchor for 20 years. She has also produced feature stories and documentaries for National Public Radio. Originally trained in sculpture and conceptual art at Rhode Island School of Design and Pratt Institute, in her spare time today Andrea is an avid motorcyclist and amateur singer/songwriter performing at open mic nights around New York City.


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