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  1. Birth Control Apps Find A Big Market In 'Contraception Deserts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Rachel Ralph works long hours at an accounting firm in Oakland, Calif., and coordinates much of her life via the apps on her phone. So when she first heard several months ago that she could order her usual brand of birth control pills via an app, and have them delivered to her doorstep in a day or two, it seemed perfect.


  2. Do Backyard Chickens Need More Rules?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Last September, a cappuccino-colored stray chicken appeared in Katherine Rae Mondo's neighborhood in Oakland, Calif. After it hung around the same intersection for a couple of days, Mondo took it in - her house had a coop, and she was already caring for a housemate's three-chicken flock.


  3. Oakland Mayor Stands By 'Fair Warning' Of Impending ICE OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Oakland, Calif., Mayor Libby Schaaf says she has no regrets about warning residents of an impending raid by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, even as the agency blasted the move as politically motivated and reckless. It comes as sanctuary jurisdictions - a loose term generally used to describe areas whose laws do not require cooperation with federal immigration officials - butt up against the Trump administration's crackdown on enforcement.


  4. (Legally) Selling Weed While BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Amber Senter, Andrea Unsworth, Nina Parks and Tsion "Sunshine" Lencho are women of color who work in the legal cannabis industry in Oakland, Calif. Even in 2017, that's unusual.


  5. Students Pressure Reform As K-12 Sexual Assault Investigations RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Oakland Unified School District in California recently revamped its sexual harassment and assault policy. I attended the school board vote with Andrea Zamora, 17, a rising high school senior who helped develop the new policy with a local nonprofit, Alliance for Girls.


  6. Top Performers Risk Being Undermined By Peers, Studies ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James dunks during the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., last month. Studies show that star performers are more likely to be undermined by their peers.


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