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Hi! We are so excited to share What Else Happened?, a weekly roundup of important news that flies under the radar. Thanks for your consideration!

Hi! We are so excited to share What Else Happened?, a weekly roundup of important news that flies under the radar. Thanks for your consideration!
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Hi! We are so excited to share What Else Happened?, a weekly roundup of important news that flies under the radar. Thanks for your consideration!

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@Rewire_News

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English

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512-657-8751


Episodes

Intentional, Deadly Negligence in Orlando

1/26/2018
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Regina and Kat discuss the pollution crisis in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Orlando, Florida; a fight over installing elevators in New York subways; and how a Portland-based clothing company is taking abortion funding into its own hands. Also, Regina chats with Rewire editor Ali Stine about how snow days can cause major problems for Appalachian parents.

Duration:00:25:41

Chicago Prioritized Religion Over Health Care

1/19/2018
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Kat and Regina discuss the disproportionately high rates of maternal mortality among women of color in Texas, the Trump administration's latest moves against trans students, and how Chicago is putting religious restrictions above patient access to care. Plus, Kat talks to Sonia Chopra about a Black student in Mason, Ohio, facing racist comments from his white social studies teacher—and what his mother is doing about it.

Duration:00:26:59

Prison Injustice, a Rural Water Crisis, and Philando Castile's Legacy

10/20/2017
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Regina and Kat explore this week’s important underreported stories: jail policies around in-person visitation further dehumanize those behind bars, a new report exposes an alarming source of water contamination in rural communities, and a memorial fund in the name of Philando Castile changes the lives of schoolchildren in need. Plus, Kat interviews Rewire's Sofia Resnick about an anti-choice group purchasing an abortion clinic just to shut it down.

Duration:00:17:51

A North Carolina Mother Learns Whether She Can Leave Sanctuary

10/6/2017
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Rewire managing editor Regina Mahone talks with immigration reporter Tina Vazquez about a breaking development for Minerva Garcia, a North Carolina woman who had been forced to take sanctuary in a local church to fight her ICE deportation order. Where is Minerva now, and what lies ahead for her and her family?

Duration:00:08:49

Hunger, Pregnancy Discrimination, and Progress in Birmingham

9/29/2017
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Rewire managing editors Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich discuss the hungriest states in the country; a surprising new ordinance in Birmingham, Alabama; and misspent state funds in Texas. Plus, Kat interviews the ACLU's Gillian Thomas and Regina finds her joy at a birthday party.

Duration:00:17:35

Tons of Wildfires, Child Care Blueprints, and Tom DeLay—Again

9/15/2017
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In our first episode, Rewire managing editors Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich explore some of this week's most important underreported stories: the major natural disaster that's not a hurricane, alarming trends in racial wealth divides, and Tom DeLay's newest efforts to thwart the Constitution. Also, Regina interviews journalist Bryce Covert on an important new entitlement proposal in Congress, and someone famous gave Kat so much joy it brought her to tears. All of this and more is available...

Duration:00:15:01

Coming Friday, 9/15: What Else Happened?

9/8/2017
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Welcome to Rewire Radio's new podcast: What Else Happened? In this age of information shock and awe, important stories that affect people's lives are getting drowned out by the rest of the news. Hosts Regina Mahone and Kat Jercich will bring you those stories -- and a little bit of joy -- every Friday afternoon.

Duration:00:00:40