REPORTING AND WRITING
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.
PEEPLES VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — A brush fire pushed evacuations to about 300 as more people fled homes Thursday near Yarnell, an Arizona community where a 2013 blaze killed 19 members of an elite firefighting crew.
Regional news coverage from mid-Missouri’s NPR affiliate, KBIA, including:
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SENATORS MAKE CHANGES TO AMENDMENT AFTER JOURNALISM ADVOCATES VOICE CONCERNS WITH PREVIOUS DRAFT
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate Wednesday will not aim to redefine what records schools can withhold under federal student privacy law, an issue that worried journalism and open-government advocates when an earlier version of the bill was released.
AS SCHOOL OFFICIALS WORK TO COUNTERACT CYBERBULLYING, STATE LAWMAKERS ENSURE OFF-CAMPUS PRIVACY ISN’T TRAMPLED
When Riley Stratton was called into the principal’s office, school officials didn’t search her backpack or her cellphone — they searched her Facebook account.