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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Road Warriors: Campaign Trackers

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

For the second part of our series "Road Warriors: Life on the Campaign Trail," we look at "trackers," the people who make sure that everything an opponent says or does is on camera. 

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The Zika Virus: Global Epidemic Prompts Search for a Vaccine

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

An international public health emergency has been declared for the Zika virus, but the World Health Organization is not optimistic that a vaccine will be developed soon.

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With an Eye on November, Some Want Rubio to Save the GOP

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

According to Iowa entrance polls, 44 percent of Republican voters say Senator Marco Rubio is electable. Is Iowa a fresh start for the Florida senator? Have voters rediscovered him?

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Some Scientists Say it's Time to Get Rid of Mosquitoes

Monday, February 01, 2016

As the Zika virus continues to spread, biologists are debating whether the mosquito—one of the most dangerous insects in the world—should be eradicated.

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Iowa's 99 Problems

Monday, February 01, 2016

It's caucus day in Iowa. Explore the 99 county strategy and the massive ground game the 2016 candidates are using in hopes of winning the Hawkeye State. 

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With Peace Talks Stalled, Kerry Warns Bloodshed Will Continue in Syria

Monday, February 01, 2016

Without peace talks, Secretary of State John Kerry says the fighting will continue until "every semblance of civilization is destroyed."

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Reshaping Education for The Real World

Friday, January 29, 2016

At Lake Area Technical Institute, a partnership with dealers of Caterpillar equipment is preparing community college students for life in the workforce. 

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Epic Rescue at Sea Recreated for Hollywood Film

Friday, January 29, 2016

Hollywood loves its heroes, and the latest Disney movie—based on the true story of one of the Coast Guard's most courageous rescue missions—fits the bill.   

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Shaking Up the College Admissions Process

Friday, January 29, 2016

College admissions officers from 83 universities, including the Ivy League, plan to change their admissions process to attract and admit a more diverse student body. 

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A Game of Cat and Mouse in Iowa

Friday, January 29, 2016

Seven Republican candidates took to the stage to debate last night in Iowa as Donald Trump carried out a boycott. 

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The Zika Virus Has Reached the United States

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Zika virus, a mosquito-born illness, has been correlated with severe birth defects. 

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Challenger Disaster: A Teacher's Legacy Lives On

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Though she lost her life in the Challenger disaster 30 years ago, teacher Christa McAuliffe continues to push young people to reach for the stars.

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The Next Commander-in-Chief? Cruz’s Foreign Policy Adviser Paints a Picture

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Ted Cruz's foreign policy advisor explains how the candidate would confront ISIS, deal with Iran, and be America's steward throughout the world.

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Panel Calls for Depression Screening for Pregnant Women, New Moms

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

This week, one of the nation's leading preventive medicine panels recommended that pregnant and women who have just given birth be screened for depression by a doctor.

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How the Air Conditioner Changed America

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The air conditioner has become a key tool in the preservation of art and artifacts, and it also changed American politics and geography.

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Saudi Oil Company May Open for Investment

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Saudi Aramco, the largest energy company in the world based on the size of its oil reserves, may float shares of its business.

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Fact and Fiction in The Buildup to Iowa

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Less than a week away from the Iowa caucuses, we look at just how important this next week is for the 2016 race. 

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Denmark Approves Controversial Law to Seize Refugee Assets

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A new law in Denmark would allow the search and seizure of valuable assets from asylum seekers. The government says the income will help pay for the burden of caring for these refugees.

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A New Hope for Juveniles Serving Life Without Parole

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

At 17, Erik Jensen was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. His father is hopeful that the latest Supreme Court decision might give his son a chance at a new life.

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Infomagical: The Solution to Infomania and Content Overload

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's "Note to Self," has a week-long challenge to help listeners fight information overload. 

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