Crosscurrents

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Crosscurrents is the daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We are part of KALW's Public Interest Reporting Project, which began in 2003 with the goal of expanding local in-depth reporting – at a time when most news organizations were cutting back on public interest journalism.

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12:54pm

Tue March 20, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, March 20, 2012

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has given Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi until 5pm today to resign. If he declines to remove himself from office, Mirkarimi will be charged with official misconduct and may be removed by force.

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8:55am

Tue March 20, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Mayor Ed Lee is expected to announce today whether he will remove Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from his position.

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8:45am

Tue March 20, 2012
Politics

Will Durst: We're all Muppets

A few words here for all my fellow Muppets, referring to Greg Smith, formerly of Goldman Sachs, who wrote an op-ed in the New York Times announcing he's out  of there due to his company’s extreme moral bankruptcy. According to Smith, associates are encouraged to rip off their own billion-dollar clients and regularly disparage them as Muppets.

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4:57pm

Mon March 19, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

When people of color go missing

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The gist of a report released yesterday regarding how authorities handled the case of Mitrice Richardson, a young woman found dead almost two years ago in a Malibu canyon, dealt with poor communication between agencies after her body was found, not with how her disappearance was handled or the decisions that led up to it.

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4:19pm

Mon March 19, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: March 19, 2012

What’s working in juvenile justice; catching crime before it occurs; The City that Became Safe: New York's Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control; and Berkeley's Mondo Loko.

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