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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Cardinals Investigated for Hacking Astros

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

On Tuesday, the FBI announced that it is investigating whether St. Louis Cardinals officials hacked into the computer databases of their rivals, the Houston Astros.  

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Health Insurers Look to Consolidate to Shave Costs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

In the wake of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, health insurers are scrambling to consolidate in order to shave costs. Are monopolies the eventual endgame here?

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GOP Scrambles Ahead of Obamacare Ruling

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Democrats are scared of the chaos that will come if the Supreme Court invalidates key parts of the Affordable Care Act, but Republicans fear that they will be blamed for it all. 

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Blackhawks Take Home the Stanley Cup

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

In six games, the Blackhawks clinched another Stanley Cup championship—their third win in six years.

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Tech Giants See a Future in Virtual Reality

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Now, more than ever, virtual reality is looking like actual reality as big players like Sony and Facebook get on board. How long will it be before we're all strapped into headsets?

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Obama, Boehner Buy Time on Trade Deal

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

President Obama's trade package was derailed last week by his own party, so he's turning to House Speaker John Boehner to find a way forward. 

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Help Us Pick The Ultimate Summer Anthem

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Summer is not official until there is an anthem, and 2015 is missing a summer song. 

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Lithuania Prepares for a Russian Invasion

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Since the Russian-backed invasion of eastern Ukraine almost a year ago, Lithuania is practicing military drills in defense against any threats to their sovereignty. 

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Rachel Dolezal and America's Complicated History of 'Passing'

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

"Passing" is usually a term used to describe a black person presenting themselves as white, but American history has no shortage of examples of white people passing as black, too. 

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The Magna Carta Turns 800

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Magna Carta had a huge influence on founding documents from around the world, including our very own Constitution and Bill of Rights.

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Another Bush Runs for President

Monday, June 15, 2015

Today in Florida, Jeb Bush announced his candidacy for president in the 2016 election.

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Fighting Fracking With Music

Monday, June 15, 2015

The new record "Buy This Fracking Album" hopes to raise awareness of the dangers of fracking.

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A History of Violence in the Fight for Trans Rights

Monday, June 15, 2015

As Caitlyn Jenner's story sparks a new public understanding of the trans community, many trans women -- especially trans women of color -- have experienced a different struggle.

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The Death of Jordan Davis: A Family's Search for Justice

Saturday, June 13, 2015

A new films chronicles the trial of Michael Dunn, a 45-year-old white man who killed Jordan Davis, a 17-year-old young black man, after an argument about loud music.

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Inside Greece’s Troubled Debt Negotiations

Friday, June 12, 2015

Yesterday, the International Monetary Fund called off its latest round of negotiations with Greece over its crippling debt. We look at what's ahead for Greece.

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Lessons Learned from the Ebola Outbreak

Friday, June 12, 2015

Now that the Ebola epidemic is nearly over, The Takeaway explores the latest developments in Ebola research and what the public health community has learned about the spread of virus.

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Restaurant Bans Tips—And Profits Nearly Triple

Friday, June 12, 2015

At Bar Marco in Pittsburgh, tipping has been banned and workers are paid at least $35,000 a year and are provided health insurance, vacation days, company shares, and annual bonuses.

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Crackdown on The Catholic Church

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are facing criminal charges for its role in the failure to protect children and covering up sexual abuse. 

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LeVar Burton Wants You to Read This Summer

Thursday, June 11, 2015

When it comes to summer reading, the stakes are real. Summertime is when students can either build on or lose the skills they develop during the school year. 

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Theater for the 60 Second Attention Span

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Hate the idea of sitting through a three-hour play? Rest assured, not every theatre experience has to be a major commitment. Some plays, in fact, are a mere 60 seconds long.

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