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Expert warns of upcoming threats to democracy across the nation; Judge in Trump documents case rejects suggestions to step aside; NC businesses fear effects of 'bathroom bill'; Report says restaurants allow abuse, disease risk at MD animal farms.

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A congresswoman celebrates Biden protections for mixed status families, Louisiana's Ten Commandments law faces an inevitable legal challenge, and a senator moves to repeal the strict 19th century anti-obscenity and anti-abortion Comstock Act.

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Rural educators say they need support to teach kids social issues, rural businesses can suffer when dollar stores come to town, prairie states like South Dakota are getting help to protect grasslands and a Minnesota town claims the oldest rural Pride Festival.

Brett Peveto

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Brett brings 7 years of radio news writing experience at Metro Source.


Languages Spoken: English

Topic Expertise: Monetary policy, economic systems, resource distribution, rent seeking, neo-feudalism

Local Expertise: Texas, Southwest, Tri-State NJ/NY/CT

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Report: NJ ranks high in overall child well-being, challenges remain

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has published its annual Kids Count Data Book, and the report shows the impact of the pandemic on educational outcomes…

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Report: Maryland ranks 22nd nationally in overall child well-being

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has published its annual Kids Count Data Book and the report showed the toll the pandemic took on educational progress…

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Elder financial abuse highlighted during AARP PROTECT Week

Saturday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and AARP Maryland is observing its annual PROTECT Week to highlight elder financial abuse. FBI data from …

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Researchers compare social media algorithms to Shakespearian villains

The regularity of news stories with individuals being misled or even radicalized by social media brought two Colorado State University researchers to …

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MD expands prison educational access to all 12 state universities

In a new arrangement, people in prison in Maryland will have access to programs at all the state's public universities. The Maryland Department of …

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Advocates call on Biden administration to decarbonize maritime shipping

With the Port of Baltimore nearing a return to full commercial operations, advocates are renewing their call for an executive order to address …

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MD air quality highlighted during Asthma Awareness Month

May is Asthma Awareness Month and a report on air quality shows mixed results for Marylanders. The American Lung Association recently released its 25…

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Informe: ID cubre a menos niños con seguro público en comparación a 2019

Al levantarse las protecciones de la era de la pandemia, un nuevo informe muestra que el número de niños que reciben Medicaid ha variado …

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Report: AK covers fewer kids with public insurance vs. 2019

A new report shows the number of children covered by Medicaid varied widely between states as pandemic-era protections were lifted, with Alaska …

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Assembly strengthens data privacy for Marylanders

Advocates are cheering the General Assembly for legislation protecting Marylanders' data privacy and are calling on Gov. Wes Moore to sign the bill…

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