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Money Angles this Election Cycle

With the Iowa Caucuses now in the rearview mirror, and New Hampshire and other early primary

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Tips for using federal banking data to find local finance stories in your market: Part 1

After years of tightening regulations following the financial meltdown, new data released Monday showed large banks have

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Use Census Data to Cover Valentine’s Day in Your Community

Chances are your newsroom runs topical feature stories around each holiday. Census data can be a valuable tool to help you delve deeper and find more interesting angles for these topical stories.

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’ll use it as an example.

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Adding Context to the Water Crisis in Flint

In 2014, Flint, Mich. emergency managers the governor appointed switched sources for its municipal water supply

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As charter school expansion continues, regulatory oversight varies: tips for digging into local education

Backed by wealthy advocacy groups like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Walton Family

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Health care mandate hits more small businesses: tips for localizing the story

Some small business owners in your area may be unprepared to comply with requirements of the

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10 Consumer Issues Reporters on Twitter

Consumer products, trends and problems make for good local business stories, especially as retail heats up

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Transportation and Money: How To Cover Your Community’s TIGER Grants

Have you noticed new transit projects like streetcars and bike lanes in your area? They may

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Retail And Money: Covering The Black Friday Backlash

Recreational Equipment Inc. members got a surprising email this week. The outdoor outfitters collective, known as

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Beyond The Fiscal Data: Covering Economic Anxiety

Marketplace, the public radio program, discovered something alarming in the nation’s economic data. All the numbers

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