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    Seeing a Brighter Future, Through the Fog of Depression

    May 28, 2014

    Sonya Mann

    Not long after I entered middle school, I started struggling with depression, although it would be five years before I was taught the vocabulary to describe what I was feeling. During my early adolescence, I didn’t know that I was mentally ill.
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    Seeing a Brighter Future, Through the Fog of Depression

    May 28, 2014

    Sonya Mann

    Not long after I entered middle school, I started struggling with depression, although it would be five years before I was taught the vocabulary to describe what I was feeling. During my early adolescence, I didn’t know that I was mentally ill.
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    Locals Reach for Health Care, While Advocates Try to Catch the Uninsured

    May 27, 2014

    Marco Villalobos

    Beneath a mural depicting salvation outside St. Mark’s Church, Ruben Pedroza stood trying to figure out his family’s health insurance. Inside the church hall, a meeting was underway to educate residents as to what health coverage they might qualify for due to the Affordable Care Act.
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    Locals Reach for Health Care, While Advocates Try to Catch the Uninsured

    May 27, 2014

    Marco Villalobos

    Beneath a mural depicting salvation outside St. Mark’s Church, Ruben Pedroza stood trying to figure out his family’s health insurance. Inside the church hall, a meeting was underway to educate residents as to what health coverage they might qualify for due to the Affordable Care Act.
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    In 'Ride of Silence', Richmonders Honor Fallen Cyclists

    May 24, 2014

    Nancy DeVille

    Scores of cyclists took to Richmond streets Wednesday in a “Ride of Silence” to draw attention to bike safety issues on the local roads. The event, sponsored locally by Richmond Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee, is a global event to remind motorists to safely share the road in memory of bicyclists who have lost their lives while riding.
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    In 'Ride of Silence', Richmonders Honor Fallen Cyclists

    May 24, 2014

    Nancy DeVille

    Scores of cyclists took to Richmond streets Wednesday in a “Ride of Silence” to draw attention to bike safety issues on the local roads. The event, sponsored locally by Richmond Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee, is a global event to remind motorists to safely share the road in memory of bicyclists who have lost their lives while riding.
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    Undocumented, Uninsured, and In Debt For Life

    May 15, 2014

    Joaquin Magon

    How much does it cost to live? $200,000. That’s what Jorge Toledano discovered when he opened his mother’s hospital bill.
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    Undocumented, Uninsured, and In Debt For Life

    May 15, 2014

    Joaquin Magon

    How much does it cost to live? $200,000. That’s what Jorge Toledano discovered when he opened his mother’s hospital bill.
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    Confessions of an E-Cig Salesman

    May 15, 2014

    Thomas Lick

    As a 20-something-year-old student, I’ve endured my share of odd jobs in the pursuit of work experience and a little extra cash. All of these jobs were temporary, fleeting experiments in just how far I would go for a blessed buck. One of the more memorable jobs was a short-lived gig as a “brand ambassador” for an e-cigarette company.
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    Confessions of an E-Cig Salesman

    May 15, 2014

    Thomas Lick

    As a 20-something-year-old student, I’ve endured my share of odd jobs in the pursuit of work experience and a little extra cash. All of these jobs were temporary, fleeting experiments in just how far I would go for a blessed buck. One of the more memorable jobs was a short-lived gig as a “brand ambassador” for an e-cigarette company.
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    Volunteer Clinic Treats Hundreds of Residents Still Uninsured After Obamacare

    May 05, 2014

    Will Harper

    On any given Tuesday night at the RotaCare Richmond Free Medical Clinic, there is a steady stream of uninsured patients seeking health care from volunteer doctors and nurses. The weekly clinic, which provides free non-emergency care to adults and children, regularly operates at capacity, treating residents still left uninsured after Obamacare.
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    Volunteer Clinic Treats Hundreds of Residents Still Uninsured After Obamacare

    May 05, 2014

    Will Harper

    On any given Tuesday night at the RotaCare Richmond Free Medical Clinic, there is a steady stream of uninsured patients seeking health care from volunteer doctors and nurses. The weekly clinic, which provides free non-emergency care to adults and children, regularly operates at capacity, treating residents still left uninsured after Obamacare.
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