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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Deadly Terrorist Attacks Rock Turkey

Monday, October 12, 2015

No one has claimed responsibility for the bombings, but the Turkish government says ISIS is the focus of the investigation, while the Kurds are pointing fingers at the government.

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Professor Resigns Over Campus Carry Gun Law

Monday, October 12, 2015

Dismayed by his state's "campus carry" law, Daniel Hamermesh is giving up his gig as a college professor at UT Austin.

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The Rookies: Stories of Candidates Running Democracy's First Lap

Saturday, October 10, 2015

In a special series, The Takeaway profiles five people who are running for local and state elected office for the first time.

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The One True Baseball Town: St. Louis

Thursday, October 08, 2015

With the start of baseball playoffs, we examine why the heart of St. Louis belongs to the Cardinals. 

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McCarthy Abruptly Withdraws from Speaker Race

Thursday, October 08, 2015

In a surprise twist, Rep. Kevin McCarthy abruptly dropped out of the race for speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday.

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Voice of Gun Rights: Mass Shootings Are About People, Not Weapons

Thursday, October 08, 2015

The host of Gun Talk Radio, the only nationally syndicated radio show about firearms, condemns mass shootings, but doesn't believe the U.S. should make it harder for people to buy guns.

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Is This the Safest School in America?

Thursday, October 08, 2015

How do you prevent a mass school shooting? One high school in Indiana thinks they have the answer, and it isn't gun control. 

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Congress Has a Chance to Lift the CDC Ban on Studying Guns. Will They?

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

With a big budget deal in the works between President Obama and congressional leaders, Congress has a chance to change the ban on CDC research into gun related health issues.

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Transcription: Broadway In Song, In Sign Language, and On Wheels

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The stars of the Broadway revival of "Spring Awakening" talk with John Hockenberry about mixing ASL, spoken English, singing, and wheelchair choreography.  

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Women Will Finally Get Equal Pay for Equal Work in California

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Today, California Governor Jerry Brown will sign the Fair Pay Act, legislation that goes much further than any federal measure in ensuring equal pay for equal work.

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AG Eric Schneiderman Takes on Volkswagen

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

New York is one of 30 states investigating possibilities of consumer fraud and environmental violations of Volkswagen's environmental deceptions.

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Why America's Shipping Laws Are to Blame for El Faro's Sinking

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

American shipbuilding laws explain why El Faro, an outdated 40-year-old ship, was still active, as the search for the 32 remaining missing crew members continue. 

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Does Football Still Belong in Schools?

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Over the weekend, a New Jersey high school quarterback died after sustaining game-related injuries. Now some are questioning if the game still has a place in schools.

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Why Doping Regulations are Bad for Sports

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A new documentary, "Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports," argues that anti-doping efforts have been both intrusive for athletes, and ineffective at reducing doping.

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Planned Parenthood Head Pushes Back Against GOP

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On Capitol Hill, Cecile Richards forcefully disputed claims that Planned Parenthood sells fetal tissue, saying the accusations are “offensive and categorically untrue.”

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The Next Speaker? What You Need to Know About Kevin McCarthy

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Does Rep. McCarthy indeed have the chops to succeed where Boehner failed and unify a splintered Republican House?

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A Former Rikers Worker Calls Solitary Confinement Torture

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Mary Buser, who spent a decade working as a mental health professional at Rikers Island, says that solitary confinement was wrongfully and indiscriminately used to punish inmates.

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Alaska's Governor on the Loss of Shell Oil

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Without Shell, local Alaskans and members of the oil and gas industry are left wondering how the state will move forward. Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker weighs in here.

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As Death Toll Climbs, Ukraine Makes U.N. Appeal

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

In the last 17 months, 8,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since war broke out between government forces and pro-Russian. The Ukrainian president is hoping that the U.N. can help.

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What We Got Wrong About Columbine

Monday, September 28, 2015

Original news reports of the Columbine high school massacre described the two shooters as asocial members of the "Trench Coat Mafia." But years of research debunks that explanation.

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