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    • Houston Police Chief Says He Has ‘Hit Rock Bottom’ on Gun Rights Arguments

    • By: Jacey Fortin, Matt Stevens
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    Just hours after 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, the police chief in nearby Houston issued a defiant condemnation of elected officials who had failed to act on gun control, saying he had “hit rock bottom.”

    "Houston Police Chief Says He Has ‘Hit Rock Bottom’ on Gun Rights Arguments" is from the May 19, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and Matt Stevens and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • With Eyes in the Sky, Flight Attendants Fight Human Trafficking

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    There were 8,042 reported cases of human trafficking in the United States last year — the most ever, according to a report released last week by the nonprofit organization Polaris. Most of those came through calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, which was established by the federal government in December 2007 and is operated by Polaris in a public-private partnership.

    "With Eyes in the Sky, Flight Attendants Fight Human Trafficking" is from the February 07, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Texts on a Plane About Child Molestation Lead to Two Arrests

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    On a flight from Seattle to San Jose, California, on Monday, a woman caught a glimpse of some text messages that alarmed her.

    "Texts on a Plane About Child Molestation Lead to Two Arrests" is from the August 05, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Transgender Doll Based on Jazz Jennings to Debut in New York

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
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    From the moment she learned how to walk and talk, Jazz Jennings gravitated toward dresses and dolls. They were among the earliest signs that Jazz, born male, identified as female.

    "Transgender Doll Based on Jazz Jennings to Debut in New York" is from the February 17, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Two Killed in Portland After Trying to Stop Anti-Muslim Rant, Police Say

    • By: Matthew Haag, Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Oregon man accused of screaming anti-Muslim insults at two women, and then fatally stabbing two men and wounding a third as they tried to intervene Friday, had a history of making extremist remarks, according to the police and civil rights advocacy organizations.

    "Two Killed in Portland After Trying to Stop Anti-Muslim Rant, Police Say" is from the May 27, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and Jacey Fortin and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Netflix Executive Loses Job After Comment on Danny Masterson Rape Allegations

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    On the sidelines of a children’s soccer game in Los Angeles this month, a Netflix executive reportedly told a woman that people at the company did not believe the rape allegations against Danny Masterson, an actor who was starring in the series “The Ranch.”

    "Netflix Executive Loses Job After Comment on Danny Masterson Rape Allegations" is from the December 13, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Lena Dunham Says Her Dog Was Abused. The Shelter He Came From Disagrees.

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Mia Gaskin
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Dunham, the writer, producer and actor best known for the HBO series “Girls,” adopted Lamby in January 2013. But the cream-colored mutt stopped making appearances in Dunham’s social media feeds, replaced, it seemed, by two fresh-faced poodles, Susan and Karen.

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    • Swastikas Discovered at Polish Embassy in Israel After ‘Jewish Perpetrators’ Comment

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Swastikas and obscenities were found drawn around the entrance to the Polish Embassy in Israel on Sunday, one day after Poland’s prime minister made comments suggesting there were “Jewish perpetrators” of atrocities during World War II.

    "Swastikas Discovered at Polish Embassy in Israel After ‘Jewish Perpetrators’ Comment" is from the February 18, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors, Seattle Mayor Won't Seek Re-Election

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    Facing allegations that he sexually abused minors in the 1980s, Mayor Ed Murray of Seattle said this week that he would not seek re-election.Flanked by about two-dozen colleagues and family members, Murray, the city’s first openly gay mayor, announced his decision at a news conference on Tuesday. He said he would step down after one term because he did not want a scandal to dominate this year’s mayoral campaign.

    "Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors, Seattle Mayor Won't Seek Re-Election" is from the May 10, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • After a Chicago Teen Is Found Dead in a Walk-in Hotel Freezer, Mystery Lingers

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    A young woman was found dead in a hotel freezer on the outskirts of Chicago over the weekend, and the many unanswered questions surrounding the investigation have led to widespread speculation.

    "After a Chicago Teen Is Found Dead in a Walk-in Hotel Freezer, Mystery Lingers" is from the September 14, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • America's Tap Water: Too Much Contamination, Not Enough Reporting, Study Finds

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    If you live in the United States, there is a nearly one-in-four chance your tap water is either unsafe to drink or has not been properly monitored for contaminants in accordance with federal law, a new study has found.

    "America's Tap Water: Too Much Contamination, Not Enough Reporting, Study Finds" is from the May 04, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • New Network Seen in Body Possibly Helps Cancer Roam

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    Researchers have made new discoveries about the in-between spaces in the human body, and some say it’s time to rewrite the anatomy books.

    "New Network Seen in Body Possibly Helps Cancer Roam" is from the March 31, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Glitch in South Carolina Lottery Could Mean $19.6 Million in Winnings

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Streams of winning lottery tickets were printed in South Carolina because of a computer glitch on Christmas Day, officials said, and the potential winnings could total as much as $19.6 million if they are validated.

    "Glitch in South Carolina Lottery Could Mean $19.6 Million in Winnings" is from the December 30, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • H&M Closes Stores in South Africa Amid Protests Over ‘Monkey’ Shirt

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    Swedish clothing company H&M temporarily closed several stores in South Africa on Saturday after protests erupted over an image in its online store that critics said was racist.

    "H&M Closes Stores in South Africa Amid Protests Over ‘Monkey’ Shirt" is from the January 13, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Cleveland Police Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice Is Fired

    • By: Jacey Fortin, Jonah Engel Bromwich
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
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    Cleveland officials said the police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, setting off national protests, was fired Tuesday.

    "Cleveland Police Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice Is Fired" is from the May 30, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and Jonah Engel Bromwich and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Fake ICE Notices Urge Washington Residents to Report ‘Illegal Aliens’

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    The posters, each labeled a “Sanctuary City Neighborhood Public Notice,” provided two different numbers for people to call with tips.

    "Fake ICE Notices Urge Washington Residents to Report ‘Illegal Aliens’" is from the June 03, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Virgin Invests in Hyperloop One, With Eye on 670-mph Commutes

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
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    High-speed hyperloop transit — the futuristic concept involving passenger pods that could zip from, say, San Francisco to Los Angeles in a half-hour — just got a boost from Richard Branson.

    "Virgin Invests in Hyperloop One, With Eye on 670-mph Commutes" is from the October 12, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • ‘I’m Not a Hero,’ Says Unarmed Man Who Wrested Rifle From Waffle House Gunman

    • By: Matthew Haag, Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    James Shaw Jr. and his best friend had just sat down in a Waffle House outside Nashville early Sunday when a loud crashing sound rang out in the restaurant. At first, Shaw said Monday, he thought a dishwasher had knocked over some plates.

    "‘I’m Not a Hero,’ Says Unarmed Man Who Wrested Rifle From Waffle House Gunman" is from the April 23, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • He Died 21 Years After Being Abused. Prosecutors Are Calling it Murder.

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
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    When a 1-year-old boy was severely assaulted in 1997 in Brunswick County, North Carolina, his mother and her partner were charged with felony abuse.

    "He Died 21 Years After Being Abused. Prosecutors Are Calling it Murder." is from the April 13, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Wreck of the Juneau Is Found, 76 Years After 5 Brothers Perished

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
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    At the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II, hundreds of sailors — including five from the same family — lost their lives while serving on the same ship for the U.S. Navy.

    "Wreck of the Juneau Is Found, 76 Years After 5 Brothers Perished" is from the March 22, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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