is a reporting fellow. A junior at Northwestern, she has worked as the copy chief and assistant city editor at the student-run newspaper The Daily Northwestern. She has also worked as a metro reporting intern at the Columbus Dispatch and interned at Columbus Monthly, the city's arts, culture and dining magazine.
The Texas Workforce Commission had finally lined up enough federal money to move the system — built in the 1990s — to the cloud. But before that happened, nearly 2 million suddenly unemployed Texans overwhelmed the old system. Full Story
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Gov. Greg Abbott has received mixed reviews for reopening businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. While some Texans aren't eager to venture out, others feel a responsibility to support local enterprises. Full Story
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