Daiana Feuer at LA Weekly: Ari Up: Punky Reggae Icon
The Weekly here adds to the tribute by printing for the first time the entire interview contributor Daiana Feuer conducted with Ari in 2009, excerpts of which have appeared before in L.A. Record.
Dave Mann at Texas Observer: Undoing Injustice
If you ask attorney Walter Reaves why he started representing wrongly convicted prisoners in Texas with their innocence claims, he’ll tell you it just kind of happened.
Nick Keppler at Hartford Advocate: 1 in 4 Emergency Ballots Not Counted in Bridgeport
One in four of the emergency ballots — the ones photocopied by officials when the city ran out of regular ones — were miscounted or not counted at all in Bridgeport’s chaotic Nov. 2 election.
Marc Eisen at Isthmus: Wisconsin civil servants and their unions face an increasingly hostile world
Instead, government itself has been defined as the problem, and public employees find themselves portrayed as villains for what is deemed to be their recession-proof jobs, Cadillac health insurance and gold-plated pensions.
Dan Nailen at Salt Lake City Weekly: Ropin’ & Rhymin’ with Utah’s Cowboy Poets
They’re here for the Heber City Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Buckaroo Fair, an annual festival dedicated to all things Old West, from ranching prose to old-time music to the arts, crafts and tools endemic to the cowboy life.