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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

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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Scholastic Winners & The Creative Future

Thursday, June 11, 2015

What do Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, and Robert Redford have in common? They were all winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

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The Jihadi Poets of ISIS

Thursday, June 11, 2015

If you want to understand ISIS, you might want to pick up a book of jihadi poetry. 

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South Korea Shuts Down Over MERS Outbreak

Thursday, June 11, 2015

South Korea is dealing with a public health crisis after an outbreak of the fast spreading MERS virus. We take a look at what MERS is, and how officials plan to deal with it.

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When an Internet Lynch Mob Decides You're Guilty

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Social media has the power to do great good, and to cause unimaginable harm. In the span of just a few weeks, one family experienced both. 

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Sen. Gillibrand: Obama Failing on Military Sexual Assault Reform

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Defense Authorization Bill is back, and so is Senator Gillibrand on the issue of military sexual assault.

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The High Cost of Delayed Justice

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Before he committed suicide last weekend, Kalief Browder had become a symbol for juvenile justice reform in this country. Here's what government officials should learn from his story.

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McKinney, TX Was the 'Best Place to Live in America' Until it Wasn't

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

This past fall, Money Magazine named the town of McKinney, Texas the number one best place to live. But a different picture has emerged after a viral video was shared online this week.

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The Next President Could be a Princess, an Emperor, or Vermin Supreme

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Step aside Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush—there are 366 people running for president in 2016. We have the details on some of the lesser known, longshot candidates running for office.

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Inside The 'Little Siberia' Prison Escape

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Two convicts escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility, a prison nicknamed Little Siberia. Here we explore how such prisons are designed and constructed.

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Celebrating 100 Years of Les Paul

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

It took Les Paul almost eight years to convince Gibson to manufacture his guitar in the 1950s—an instrument that at one point accounted for half of Gibson's total sales.

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Building an Untraceable Gun at Home

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

For $1,500, a little bit of time and tech savvy, anyone can make a fully functionally and completely untraceable AR-15 right in their home.

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Trapped in Isolation with Only Hollywood Films

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Imagine this: You have spent your entire life locked away from society in a Manhattan apartment. Your only company comes in the form films. This isn't a movie—this is a true story.

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Our Digital Maps Aren't as Advanced as We Think

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

One day our maps will change and update in real time thanks to an open-source mapping tool. 

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