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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

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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Designing for an Equal Future

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Denver's hoping to redesign itself to create an economy of young creatives, all while avoiding the pitfalls seen in other rapidly-gentrifying cities like San Francisco and New York.

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Filmmakers Fight Piracy, Teach Diversity With Storytelling

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Movie exec Ruth Vitale explains how storytelling can help stop piracy, something that can make a huge difference for independent filmmakers that are working for a more diverse world.

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SCOTUS: Ban on Life Sentences for Juveniles Can be Retroactive

Monday, January 25, 2016

Three years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that life sentences for those under 18 were unconstitutional. Today, the court said that ruling also applies retroactively.

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In Egypt, An Unrealized Revolution

Monday, January 25, 2016

Five years ago today, millions of Egyptians rose up and took on the nation's establishment. But true democracy didn't last long.

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