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2017 Nieman fellow. Investigative reporter at @WRAL specializing in data and public records. Powered by gas station coffee and Eastern NC barbecue.

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watching homecoming makes me wish i never quit marching band
Watching Homecoming makes me wish I never quit marching band.
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lyra mckee was the first working journalist to be killed in the united kingdom since 2001
Lyra McKee was the first working journalist to be killed in the United Kingdom since 2001. https://t.co/P1jOwrnA0s
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fwiw the newsstand at dukesanford was completely out of copies of friday s nytimes
FWIW the newsstand at @DukeSanford was completely out of copies of Friday's @nytimes.
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nc elections officials want to know whether an unnamed epollbook supplier the mueller report says was compromi
NC elections officials want to know whether an unnamed epollbook supplier the Mueller report says was compromised by Russian hackers is the same one that supplies software to more than a dozen counties across the state. #ncpol https://t.co/66AIGRwrvr
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and if you want to read the relevant section of the 400 page mueller report you can jump to it here it s marke
And if you want to read the relevant section of the 400-page Mueller report, You can jump to it here (it's marked page 51):https://t.co/XVympuB6av
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read the full letter from state board of elections general counsel joshlawson here
Read the full letter from State Board of Elections general counsel @josh_lawson here: https://t.co/QHtSh5KqHK
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how do we know they were a target because of a leaked nsa report published in 2017 by along with an indictment
How do we know they were a target? Because of a leaked NSA report published in 2017 by @theintercept (along with an indictment of 12 Russians in which VR Systems is referenced as "Vendor 1 ").https://t.co/1hR0rl9T7q #ncpol
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if vr systems is indeed the firm referenced in the mueller report this will be the first acknowledgement that
If VR Systems is indeed the firm referenced in the Mueller report, this will be the first acknowledgement that Russians were successful in penetrating the firm's network, already revealed to have been a target of the GRU.https://t.co/KPobxv0TVg #ncpol
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nc elections officials have formally asked vr systems whether it s the unnamed voting tech firm mueller report
NC elections officials have formally asked VR Systems whether it's the unnamed voting tech firm Mueller report says was hacked by Russian intelligence.

VR Systems is the epollbook vendor for 17 NC counties, including Durham. https://t.co/KPobxuJiwG #ncpol
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the food marketing institute will argue in front of the us supreme court that the public isn t entitled to dat
The Food Marketing Institute will argue in front of the US Supreme Court that the public isn't entitled to data on how much the federal government pays stores for SNAP benefits. https://t.co/fdRklakHHn
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call it defense against the dark arts
Call it "Defense Against the Dark Arts" https://t.co/nanczREEwU
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we go live to every reporter working this friday
We go live to every reporter working this Friday.
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in at least four cases last year raleigh police used search warrants to demand google ids from any mobile devi
In at least four cases last year, Raleigh police used search warrants to demand Google IDs from any mobile device that veered too close to crime scenes.

It's a tactic legal experts we spoke with said they'd never seen before. https://t.co/PHzEhlGQaI
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went ahead and annotated that natgeo graphic of the cave where they found homo naledi
Went ahead and annotated that @NatGeo graphic of the cave where they found Homo naledi http://t.co/i8r6GAA6i1
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this gif what
This GIF. What.
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breaking sentence structure
BREAKING: Sentence structure. https://t.co/A0PXwUKsbR
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massive subpoena initiated by ice investigator asks for voter records in 44 nc counties read the subpoena from
Massive subpoena initiated by ICE investigator asks for voter records in 44 NC counties. Read the subpoena from Wake County here: https://t.co/Oqi7fQy2oO #ncpol
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every wcpss student right now
Every @WCPSS student right now.
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reminder for nc folks you have 82 days to register to vote for the 2018 midterms before the oct 12 deadline
Reminder for NC folks: You have 82 days to register to vote for the 2018 midterms before the Oct. 12 deadline. https://t.co/7V4hyOVL0E #ncpol
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