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We've had a break-out year in 2017: A new publishing platform that allows us to better bring news to you. An Aronson Award for Social Justice Reporting for senior Editor Brian Bienkowski and his series, Sacred Water.
The joint publication, with NC Policy Watch, of Peak Pig: The fight for the soul of rural America.
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And that's my daughter in the gray cap next to me, enjoying some kippered herring on a hike near Bozeman, Mont. The top photo, of a rope swing above Los Angeles, comes via Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash. Thanks, Jeremy. )