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Finding the right people for your story is one of reporting's eternal challenges. One reporter decided to get creative — with fliers.
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Many people who should remain eligible for Medicaid — because they’re working or qualify for an exemption — will also lose coverage, says CBPP's Judith Solomon.
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“Access varies quite dramatically depending on where you are,” said Kim Lewis of the National Health Law Program. “There isn’t a lot being done to ensure accountability in each county.”
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Over the course of a single night, four generations of Sabine Wiegand’s family were suddenly left without a home....
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A reporter sets out to make the issue of food insecurity hit home — both for the average reader and Louisville's leaders.
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This article was produced as a project for the 2017 California Data Fellowship, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.
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The Neighborhood Atlas gives journalists an intriguing new tool to visualize how social advantages vary across cities and regions.
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Local politicians have long tried to find ways to better serve residents of this poorer, unincorporated section of Sonoma. Two reporters are now asking whether annexation can improve health.
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Even with help from food stamps and a federal nutrition program, nearly half of U.S. households receiving such benefits struggle to feed their families.

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