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Fake GoFundMe's and Made up Tales of Woe

5/10/2019
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NewsCycle host Alicia Preston speaks to Patrick Cooley, from the Columbus Dispatch, and Phil Luciano, from the Peoria Journal Star, about Fake GoFundMe's and how people are scamming individuals.

Duration:00:23:30

Erasing History or Updating Culture?

5/1/2019
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NewsCycle host Alicia Preston speaks to Rick Holmes from GateHouse Media, Ed Pritchard from GateHouse Media Ohio, Andrew Caplin from the Gainesville Sun in Florida, Melissa Taboada from the Statesmen in Austin, Texas and Marsha Keefer from the Beacer County Times in Pennsylvania about the removal of confederate statues and banned books.

Duration:00:30:16

Is America a Racist Nation?

4/26/2019
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NewsCycle host Alicia Preston speaks with Jeff Chidester from iHeart Radio and the Portsmouth Herald, as well as Eliot Kleinberg of the Palm Beach Post and James Bennett from the Columbia Daily Herald about racism in America.

Duration:00:28:52

The Fire at Notre Dame Cathedral: Why is the world so touched by this landmark?

4/19/2019
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As we celebrate Easter on Sunday, NewsCycle reporter Alicia Preston speaks with Gregory Brown, a history professor at UNLV and John Howe, a medieval professor at Texas Tech about the burning of Notre Dame in France.

Duration:00:31:07

Hazing on Campus: Will a high profile case change practices?

4/9/2019
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NewsCycle reporter Alicia Preston speaks with Chrstine Vendel of the Patriot News, JD Prose of the Beaver County Times, Allegheny Times and the Ellwood City Ledger, and Emily Pualwan, the CEO and Executive Director of HazingPrevention.org about hazing in American colleges.

Duration:00:24:55

Measle Outbreaks in America: What's behind the rash of new rashes?

4/3/2019
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NewsCycle host Alicia Preston speaks with Mary Huber of the Austin American Statesman, Kevin Haas from the Rockford Register Star and Karen Dandurant of the Portsmouth Herald about the measles outbreak and the vaccination debate.

Duration:00:21:09

Early Campaigning: What are the voters looking for?

3/25/2019
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston speaks with Elizabeth Meyer, reporter for the Hawkeye in Burlington Iowa and Paul Steinhauser, political reporter for Seacoastonline.com and a Fox News contributor about early campaigning and what the voters are looking for.

Duration:00:24:01

The Death Penalty in America: Is it time to abolish capital punishment?

3/11/2019
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston, speaks with Tim Carpenter from the Topeka Capital Journal, Howard Altschiller, Executive Editor with Seacoast Media Group and Ben Pounds from the Oak Ridger in Tennessee about the death penalty and the possibility of abolishing capital punishment in America.

Duration:00:26:45

Vaping: Popular alternative to cigarettes, youth epidemic or both?

2/25/2019
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NewsCycle host Alicia Preston speaks with Mary Whitfill of the Patriot Ledger, Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times, Susan Spencer of the Worcester Telegram and Gazette and Jay Powell of the Columbia Daily Herald about vaping and vaping regulations.

Duration:00:28:55

Sports Betting in America: Are States going for it?

2/5/2019
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NewsCycle host Alicia Preston speaks with James McGinnis of the Courier Times, Kevin O'Connor of the Herald News and Alex Lacasse from Seacoastonline about sports betting in America.

Duration:00:23:55

Super Bowl LIII: What to look for and what Atlanta is doing to prepare

1/28/2019
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NewsCycle host Alicia Preston speaks with Seacoast Sports Weekly co-host John Doyle, based in New England and sports editor Ryne Dennis of the Athens Banner-Herald about what to expect in Super Bowl 53.

Duration:00:28:38

The Government Shutdown: Politics over Policy-Is there any end in sight?

1/21/2019
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston speaks with Jessica Werhman of the Columbus Dispatch, who is based in D.C. and Steve Tarter of The Peoria Journal Star about the government shutdown and how it is affecting federal employees and if there is an end in sight.

Duration:00:25:42

Social Media Etiquette: Can our 'private' posts affect our professional lives?

1/14/2019
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston speaks with Karen Hickman, an etiquette specialist and owner of Professional Courtesy LLC, who is also an expert on social media etiquette.

Duration:00:23:43

Social Media Repercussions: Fired for 'inappropriate' posts

1/7/2019
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston speaks with Chris Anderson of the Sarasota Herald Tribune and Jorge Milian of the Palm Beach Post about two examples of employees being fired for their use of social media.

Duration:00:21:23

The Government Shutdown: What does this mean for federal workers, the public and when will it end?

12/31/2018
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston speaks with Zac Anderson of the Sarasota Herald Tribune and Samantha Madison of the Utica Observer Dispatch about the government shutdown and how it's effecting local communities.

Duration:00:16:55

Kindness and Good Deeds Across America During The Holidays

12/24/2018
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston speaks with Lara Bricker, regular columnist for the Portsmouth Herald, Marsha Keefe of the Beaver County Times and Rene Ray De La Cruz of the Victorville Daily Press about kindness and good deeds during the holidays in their respective communities. Alicia also highlights a few other wonderful holiday stories from other parts of the country.

Duration:00:17:56

This Season's Christmas Controversies...holiday trees, Starbucks cups, Rudolph and a banned holiday song

12/17/2018
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston, speaks with reporters from New Hampshire, Georgia, Minnesota and Texas about this years Christmas controversies.

Duration:00:42:01

Adapting Education Standards to the Modern Era: What does that look like and who gets to decide?

12/10/2018
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston, speaks with Jim Siegel of the Columbus Dispatch and Jason Beets of the Salina Journal about changing education standards and how schools are adapting in the modern era.

Duration:00:20:18

The State of Mental Health Treatment in America

12/3/2018
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NewsCycle Host Alicia Preston speaks with Michael Braga of the Sarasota Herald Tribune and Joy Lukachick, Special Projects Reporter for GateHouse Media about mental health treatment in America.

Duration:00:25:22

Marijuana laws are changing across the country; How is this impacting local communities?

11/19/2018
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NewsCycle host, Alicia Preston, speaks with Gregg Padula, Cannabis Columnist for Wicked Local Massachussetts, and Leonard Sparks reporter for the Times Herald Record in Middletown, New York about the changing marijuana laws and how they are impacting local communities.

Duration:00:24:05