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The Sept. 19, 2016 Issue 

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national

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Blue & Black

(P. 6)

What can be done to bridge the divide between police and black communities?

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international

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China’s Left-Behind Children

(P. 14)

A generation of kids are growing up without their parents.

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the big picture

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A $100 Million Fire in Kenya

(P. 2)

Kenya’s efforts to stop ivory poaching

national

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Time for a Third Party?

(P. 10)

A look at America’s two-party system

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times past

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The Fight Over Immigration

(P. 18)

America's immigration debate, past and present

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news & trends

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News and Trends

(P. 4)

Decoding Lincoln’s messages, Saudi bumper cars, cockroach milk, and more

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national

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Electoral College 101

(P. 12)

A primer on how the U.S. elects a president

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debate

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Should There Be a Fee on Plastic Bags?

(P. 22)

Two experts weigh in on the issue.

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cartoons

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Cartoons

(P. 24)

Some lighter looks at the news

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