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Steven Blum

25 October 2017

California, United States

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California does well when it comes to healthy teen sex behaviours, but the Healthy Youth Act has pushed this even further. This act provides a more comprehensive education including LGBTQ relationships, medical accur...

Pacific Standard

Rick Paulas

18 October 2017

Kansas City, Kansas, United States

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Flirting with a corporation can end badly. In exchange for city-wide wireless broadband, Kansas City gave Google near-free rein including fast permitting, free office space, low fees, and taxpayer funds. A few years l...

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Lauren Wilson

17 October 2017

Toledo, Ohio, United States

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Houses, schools, and childcare centers built before 1978 may pose a lead poisoning health risk. Cities, such as Toledo, are requiring the completion of lead inspections to combat the problem and encourage better home...

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Bianca Nogrady

13 October 2017

Australia

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There is a push towards clean energy that battles with Australia's federal love for coal, but South Australia has made great strides to renewable energy. Thermal energy and the lithium ion battery are just two recent ...

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Elinor Comlay

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27 September 2017

Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

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A needle exchange in Atlantic city has resulted in used needles visibly strewn around the surrounding area, which is also a popular area with tourists. The government as well as locals aren't happy with the the needle...

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Ziva Branstetter

20 September 2017

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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Oklahoma currently locks up more women than any other state in the country, incarcerating females at more than double the national rate, and harshly deals out ever-longer sentences to prisoners, disproportionately tar...

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Joseph Darius Jaafari

20 September 2017

Colorado, United States

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Colorado views the cycle of poverty as being propelled by unplanned pregnancy. This led to their bipartisan supported funding program for birth control, that is especially useful in rural areas.

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Gregory Scruggs

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7 September 2017

Houston, Texas, United States

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A look at how improved policies and procedures can help prevent the catastrophic amounts of property damage caused by the increasingly frequent "super storms" like hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Cities like New York and ...

Eugene Weekly

Kaylee Tornay

24 August 2017

Eugene, United States

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Eugene's community court is helping improve the problem of recidivism in offenders by treating criminogenic needs (factors that make an offender likely to re-offend). Individuals are put in programs of various lengths...

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Simone D'Antonio

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23 August 2017

Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Ljubljana was once a highly crowded city but since the election of its mayor, the city has become far more green due to a clear strategic plan and efficient mayoral office. The largest impact change was making the dow...

The Boston Globe

Matt Rocheleau

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22 August 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Boston needs more parking spaces, especially in a neighborhood surrounded by water. It is looking to build an underwater parking garage, like the ones being built in Amsterdam, in order to free up street level space a...

The New York Times

Andrew Higgins

1 August 2017

Ghana

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In places such as Ghana, people live far from proper healthcare, which is why Community Health Workers in the region, and in other regions lacking access to healthcare, are being trained. CHW's can help educate indivi...

Kaiser Health News

Susan Jaffe

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31 July 2017

United States

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Congressional Republicans' push to reduce Medicaid funds is a threatening proposition to the people who use its services. Medicaid funds services at home which allows people to live at home instead of in a nursing hom...

News Deeply

Sophie Cousins

26 July 2017

Paris, France

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Injections and implants preventing HIV could be an important breakthrough especially for individuals who can not travel regularly to a health clinic, have trouble remembering to take a pill, or who want to secretly pr...

The New York Times

Brad Plumer

20 July 2017

Hoima, Kibaale, Western Region, Uganda

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In a randomized experiment in western Uganda, scientists demonstrated the effectiveness of paying rural farmers not to chop down trees since deforestation contributes to CO2 emissions worldwide. They studied for two y...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Larry Platt

18 July 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Rare are the days of cordiality towards opposing party politicians within American government. Specifically, a shift has occurred in which politicians no longer know each other, which can have detrimental effects on g...

Foreign Policy

Tik Root

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26 June 2017

Musanze, Rwanda

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As part of the massive effort to rebuild their country and encourage economic opportunity - particularly for youth - Rwanda has incorporated entrepreneurship into their culture, education, and economy at an unpreceden...

Harper's Magazine

Kim Wall

19 June 2017

Havana, Cuba

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In Cuba, most access to internet is extremely limited. "The Weekly Package," solves this problem--carried by individuals who travel around on foot each week, it is a single, black market hard drive from which custome...

Inc. Magazine

Sonya Mann

16 June 2017

Sunnyvale, California, United States

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Blue River Technology is getting ahead in the agtech industry by using “robots that help farmers manage their fields more efficiently.” They use data to selectively spray fields with pesticides, drastically saving far...

Dublin Inquirer

Lois Kapila

6 June 2017

Ballymun, Leinster, Ireland

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Drawing on his experience creating affordable housing abroad, Hugh Brennan created the Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance just outside Dublin, Ireland, where state and city officials are grappling with a shortage of afforda...

CityLab

Brentin Mock

24 May 2017

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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In 1986, the city of Baltimore battled the Reagan administration over its local anti-apartheid ordinances—and won. How they prevailed may have important lessons for cities trying to resist Trump today; from his polici...

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Tammy Worth

23 May 2017

Kansas City, Kansas, United States

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The Catholic Education Foundation in Kansas City has provided nearly $600,000 in scholarships to approximately 300 low-income students to give them the choice to choose where they want to go to school. Because it is f...

The Local

Lee Roden

2 May 2017

Sweden

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Sweden has, and continues, to receive a lot of asylum seekers, leading to the need for successful integration of these new immigrants. Certain programs have been developed, such as one that when completed asylum seek...

The New York Times

Anna North

1 May 2017

New York, New York, United States

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Due to school education pressures and time constraints, sex education is often limited or left out. Some schools have started using the 'Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program' which combines sex education, m...

Next City

Rachel Dovey

25 April 2017

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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What happens when you get charged for something? People will be less likely to do it, that’s the theory behind taxing plastic bags, a move that is seeing big results in cities like Chicago.

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