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Digital startups see opportunity in local journalism

Jul 24, 2019
A handful of news media startups are finding new ways of generating revenue in straitened circumstances.
A tablet displaying a news website is shown on top of print versions of the newspaper in 2016.
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With international student enrollment declining in the U.S., intensive English programs feel the pinch

May 16, 2018
For the first time in over a decade, new international student enrollment at US colleges and universities declined last year. Intensive English language programs felt the drop first.
English language students listen to their teacher Susan Squires at the English Center June 16, 2006 in Miami, Florida. 
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Activists work to put #MeToo on the menu for restaurant workers facing sexual harassment

Apr 2, 2018
Sexual harassment has long been a problem in the restaurant industry.
Juliana Sarita, with Women Organized Against Rape, leads a training to prevent and address sexual harassment against restaurant workers at a South Philadelphia taqueria. 
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