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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.

Katherine Davis-Young

Katherine Davis-Young is a multimedia journalist based in Phoenix, Arizona. She has produced work for New England Public Radio, NPR, Southern California Public Radio, Reuters, Atlas Obscura, Religion News Service, Phoenix New Times, LA Weekly, and others, in addition to Public News Service. Davis-Young graduated from the USC Annenberg School of Journalism with an M.A. in Journalism. At USC she was the recipient of the competitive Annenberg Fellowship, the Hal Fishman Memorial Scholarship for journalism students from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California, and the regional Mark of Excellence Award for radio news reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hindi

Topic Expertise: Environment, social justice, arts

Local Expertise: Arizona, Nevada

Location: Phoenix, AZ

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