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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Hillary and Bernie to Spar One-on-One in New Hampshire

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Tonight at the Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will square off one-on-one for the first time this election cycle. 

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Your Skeletons Are Showing: Meet the People Who Find Dirt on Politicians

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Running for political office is a dirty business. And if you’re going to throw your hat in the ring, you better be prepared to grab a shovel and dig.

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Bernie Sanders' Creative Director on Crafting The 'Cool' Campaign

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

As the candidates set their sights on New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders' creative director explains how the campaign is attracting millennial voters.

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Restoring Innovation and Creativity in American Education

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Ted Dintersmith, executive producer of the film "Most Likely to Succeed," says today's education system, which is based largely on memorization, often discourages creative thinking.

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Flint's Mental Health Fallout

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

In Flint, Michigan, lead-tainted water has led to brain damage in some children. But medical professionals warn that it can also cause serious psychological and psychiatric issues.

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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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