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Deborah Fallows

6 October 2014

Columbus, Ohio, United States

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A public library in Columbus, Ohio stays ahead of the curve by investing in new technology as well as expanding outreach efforts to people of all backgrounds and socioeconomic class. The library offers rigorous, hand...

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John Tierney

22 September 2014

Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

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Allentown, Pennsylvania uses a creative financing strategy - leasing the city's water and sewage utilities - to pay for expensive public pension programs. To keep from raising rates for Allentown residents, the lease ...

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James Fallows

8 July 2014

Scooba, Mississippi, United States

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East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) helps Eastern Mississippi fill high-skill jobs by educating and training local workers. The students at EMCC are each evaluated for skillsets and gaps in education, and they w...

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Jordan Rau

2 July 2014

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

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By letting one hospital system be their sole provider and having consumers travel farther for appointments, the Chattanooga health care system can offer consumers bargain-priced policies.

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Merilee Karr

30 May 2014

Portland, Oregon, United States

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Whether or not rats have free access to garbage matters to a city because the more rats eat, the more babies they make. Portland has continued to enforce old laws that require trash be kept in sturdy rat-resistant con...

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Olga Khazan

8 April 2014

São Paulo, Brazil

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In Brazil, a decade-long conditional cash transfer program called Bolsa Familia is helping families get out of poverty -- and helping empower women in the process. Although the central premise of the program - that w...

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James Fallows

27 March 2014

St. Marys, Georgia, United States

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A high school in Southern Georgia addresses their dismal graduation rates by adopting a "career technical" approach to teaching that offers students a choice of five career path "academies." Once a student is enrolled...

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Ankita Rao

4 February 2014

Addis Ababa, Oromia, Ethiopia

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Popular in some countries and catching on in the U.S., community health workers fill gaping holes in care. The workers help curb health care costs by preventing complicated disease and emergency room visits.

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James Fallows

31 January 2014

Eastport, Maine, United States

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The small town of Eastport, Maine turned its economy around by tuning in to and making use of its unique geographical features, like being the eastern-most point in the country. The town has reinvigorated its port to ...

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James Fallows

25 January 2014

Greenville, South Carolina, United States

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The "Next" Project in Greenville, South Carolina brings local government and companies together to create a business incubator to encourage new startups to launch -- and stay -- in the area. One such business, called ...

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Amy Yee

30 December 2013

Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

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The biggest killer of children in Bangladesh is drowning, especially among low income families. The injury prevention center, CIPRB, has started swimming education programs and teaching young kids rescue techniques.

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Jonathan Rauch

1 December 2013

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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As the elderly become more likely to have multiple chronic conditions and experience a gradual decline in health towards the end of their lives, a health care approach that centers hospitalization and intensive care m...

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Robinson Meyer

13 November 2013

Port-au-Prince, Philippines

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After typhoon Haiyan, the devastation to the Philippines was hard to locate and track. The Red Cross staffed volunteers to sort through crowd-sourced data to create maps. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap software applic...

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John Tierney

10 November 2013

Maine, United States

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A college in the poorest county in Maine offers a high job placement rate and a relatively cheap education for seaside communities. At Maine Maritime Academy, students get hands-on experience to pursue relevant career...

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Alan Taylor

22 October 2013

Rjukan, Norway

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Small towns located deep in the valleys of steep mountains, like Rjukan, Norway, and Viganella, Italy, can be cut off from sunlight for almost half a year but computer-controlled mirrors are helping to change that. Th...

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Emily Richmond

30 September 2013

New York, New York, United States

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The high school graduation and college matriculation rates are especially low for minority students. But some use tactics, like staying busy with extracurriculars and relying on guidance support systems, to ensure tha...

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Ankita Rao

10 September 2013

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Housing First programs enable homeless people to attain health care services and a place to live– which, advocates say, ultimately saves taxpayers money. One woman's story is a revival of dignity, if not health.

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Mike Riggs

9 September 2013

Michigan, United States

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Inmates who get correctional education are less likely to become repeat offenders, but education costs money. An organization is funding educational opportunities for prisoners in various cities in the U.S. to improve...

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Olga Khazan

13 June 2013

Ntcheu, Malawi

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Some groups are making strides at ending child marriage and female genital mutilation, practices that are common and yet dangerous. They're doing so by reaching out to the men in charge.

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Courtney E. Martin

4 April 2013

Malawi

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Health communication systems designed for rural, developing countries -- where hospitals are often understaffed and transportation is inadequate -- are being adapted to improve care in U.S. cities.

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Peg Tyre

25 September 2012

Staten Island, New York, United States

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For decades, no one at New Dorp public high school seemed to know how to help low-performing students, and unfortunately, this troubled population made up most of the school, which caters primarily to students from po...

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Max Fisher

23 July 2012

Japan

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While the United States struggled with thousands of gun-related homicides in 2008, Japan had a meager eleven. Despite Japan being a developed country, it has controlled and restricted gun-use from the police on the st...

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