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Connor Sheets
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Award-winning reporter and online journalist
Award-winning reporter and online journalist

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ICYMI - The deadly pills-to-heroin pipeline: A look at the way Alabama's heroin epidemic devastates people and communities

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'I was so cold in the winter': Ministry helps low-income Alabamians repair their homes, lives - http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2015/05/post_55.html#incart_river

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Former members of the discontinued UAB bowling team reflect on its elimination by the University of Alabama's Board of Trustees, #FreeUAB  movement and all the good times they shared.

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Nanomaterials are tiny particles companies include in food products for a wide range of reasons. I did a story on what they are and whether or not they endanger human health. Check it out:

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So the whole Amazon Prime Air drone delivery service thing isn't quite as shocking when you consider the fact that Chinese companies have had similar initiatives in place for months and Amazon won't be able to start making drone deliveries til 2015 at the earliest..

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One more story from my Nigeria trip (with stunning photos by Cameron Barnes.) This Thanksgiving Eve, take a second to consider the struggles of the people of the slums of Lagos, who are fighting just to keep the government from demolishing their makeshift homes perched among massive towers of rotting garbage. This is probably the most heart-wrenching and shocking story I covered while I was in Africa..

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (aka TPP) is a far-reaching agreement being negotiated by corporations (not governments) as we speak that seeks to overhaul copyright law, intellectual property rights, Internet freedom, etc., for much of the world. It's full of frightening things, five of which I wrote about after WikiLeaks leaked the IP chapter of the agreement earlier today:

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I just broke a pretty massive investigation into employees of the Cincinnati IRS field office's already scandal-ridden Tax Exempt & Government Entities division likely violating the Hatch Act repeatedly and allegedly making hiring decisions based on political considerations. This time, DEMOCRATS got the short end of the stick. Check it out:

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Check out my story on new insights into the intelligence-sharing missteps that contributed to law enforcement agencies being unable to stop the Boston Marathon bombings:

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Monsanto beat out McDonald's, Halliburton and the Federal Reserve by a wide margin for the dubious distinction of world's 'Most Evil Corporation' in a new poll
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