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

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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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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    • 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
    • Length: 2 mins
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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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    • Virgin Invests in Hyperloop One, With Eye on 670-mph Commutes

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 3 mins
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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
    • Length: 3 mins
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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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    • 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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    • Transgender Doll Based on Jazz Jennings to Debut in New York

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 2 mins
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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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    • 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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    • Wreck of the Juneau Is Found, 76 Years After 5 Brothers Perished

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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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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    • He Died 21 Years After Being Abused. Prosecutors Are Calling it Murder.

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 3 mins
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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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    • Netflix Executive Loses Job After Comment on Danny Masterson Rape Allegations

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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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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    • Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors, Seattle Mayor Won't Seek Re-Election

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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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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    • Texts on a Plane About Child Molestation Lead to Two Arrests

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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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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    • Dolphins, Flamingos and Pigs: The Animals Rescued From Hurricane Irma

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Humans are not the only ones seeking shelter from the strong winds, heavy rains and deadly floods of Hurricane Irma. Animals, too, are finding ways to stay safe — and often, they need human help.

    "Dolphins, Flamingos and Pigs: The Animals Rescued From Hurricane Irma" is from the September 09, 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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    • Dozens Hurt in Nightclub Shooting in Little Rock, With No Terror Motive Seen

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Dozens of people were wounded by gunfire at a nightclub early Saturday in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas, in what appeared to be the result of a dispute, according to police reports.

    "Dozens Hurt in Nightclub Shooting in Little Rock, With No Terror Motive Seen" is from the July 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Cease-Fire Appears to Hold in South Sudan's Capital, Juba

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Cease-Fire Appears to Hold in South Sudan's Capital, Juba" is from the July 12, 2016, World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • South Sudan Slides Closer to War as Gunfire Rumbles in Its Capital

    • By: Jacey Fortin, Jeffrey Gettleman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "South Sudan Slides Closer to War as Gunfire Rumbles in Its Capital" is from the July 11, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and Jeffrey Gettleman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Oklahoma Passes Adoption Law That LGBT Groups Call Discriminatory

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma signed a bill Friday that gay rights groups said would allow private adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBT couples on religious grounds when placing children.

    "Oklahoma Passes Adoption Law That LGBT Groups Call Discriminatory" is from the May 12, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • About 2 Dozen White Nationalists Turn Out for Rally in Georgia

    • By: Jacey Fortin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    A neo-Nazi rally outside of Atlanta on Saturday drew only a few participants and did not last very long.

    "About 2 Dozen White Nationalists Turn Out for Rally in Georgia" is from the April 21, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jacey Fortin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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