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Video: Residents and reporters discuss journalism, community, and collaboration

The 2022 WHYY Neighbors and Newsrooms Summit was held virtually on January 26 and featured a series of conversations between residents and reporters about journalism, community, and collaboration. The virtual event, presented by WHYY’s News and Information Community Exchange (N.I.C.E) was moderated by WHYY’s Managing Editor for Community and Engagement, Christopher “Flood the Drummer” Norris. The Neighbors and Newsrooms Summit – which is rooted in the belief that our audience can also be our co
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Southwest: A Day at John Bartram High School’s Football Homecoming

By the looks of the shiny silver bleachers and new turf paint, one wouldn’t have guessed all the troubles the Braves faced to make it to their first homecoming game on their new field. But after a period of disrepair and two years of renovations, Bartram Field is now open for their home games. Their season’s late-August prior home game, the field’s debut, took place in a downpour head coach Jim Chapman called a “monsoon.” Following that, the team’s other games were scrapped due to storms and CO
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4 Minnesota front-line workers on pandemic: 'There's still a little healing to do'

Sabrina Collins' hair is back. The 46-year-old nursing home assistant cut her hair last April, after the stress of her job in a senior care center caused it to thin. Her hair had been down to her shoulders before she chopped it to 3 inches. Now, she can tie it back into a small pigtail. "When I can pull it all back and put it in a binder, that's like, 'Hey, that's progress,' " Collins said. Progress is something that's difficult to gauge in the lives of many of Minnesota's essential workers.
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