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    It Goes Both Ways: How Youth Violence Hurts Everyone

    Sep 25, 2014

    Alyson Bryant

    In 2009, Wilson High School student Melody Ross was accidentally shot and killed by a 16-year-old gang member. VoiceWaves interviewed Narong Ngeth, a friend of the teen who was killed and Beth Dawson, a friend of the teen who shot Melody. Both Narong and Beth are friends, but have never spoken about the incident.
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    pondering sadness

    It Goes Both Ways: How Youth Violence Hurts Everyone

    Sep 25, 2014

    Alyson Bryant

    In 2009, Wilson High School student Melody Ross was accidentally shot and killed by a 16-year-old gang member. VoiceWaves interviewed Narong Ngeth, a friend of the teen who was killed and Beth Dawson, a friend of the teen who shot Melody. Both Narong and Beth are friends, but have never spoken about the incident.
    Continue to Long Beach Voicewaves
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    Food Bank Increases Distribution After Drought Hurts Local Economy

    Sep 09, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    The past two harvest seasons in Kern have been unlike the others. Instead of sharing a bountiful harvest with loved ones, families are spending their weekday nights in their cars, waiting in line up to receive a box of donated food.
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    food bank recipients

    Food Bank Increases Distribution After Drought Hurts Local Economy

    Sep 09, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    The past two harvest seasons in Kern have been unlike the others. Instead of sharing a bountiful harvest with loved ones, families are spending their weekday nights in their cars, waiting in line up to receive a box of donated food.
    Continue to South Kern Sol