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Every week we highlight a few stories produced by PIN partner newsrooms informed by sources in the Public Insight Network.

‘Soy Yo!’: Play explores being multi-racial in a world where race matters

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Few parents can imagine being accused of kidnapping your own children. But it happened to PIN source Shari LeKane-Yentumi of University City. LeKane-Yentumi shared her insight with the Beacon as reporter Nancy Fowler wrote about “Soy Yo! (I Am Me!) An Afro-Latina Suite,” a play that zeroes in on the issues around a specific ethnic mix: Latino and African-American.

Stay-at-home dads learn new balancing act

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The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 189,000 married men are stay-at-home dads, caring for about 369,000 children under the age of 15. PIN source Jeff Lash is one of them, and he shared his particular insight through with the Beacon. Read his story here.

Reaction to the nuclear power plant closure

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KPBS heard from experts and people with diverse views through their query on the nuclear plant to interview on radio, TV and web for their coverage of the decision to close the San Onofre nuclear plant. Read more.

Words That Speak To Me: Justice

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For the series Words That Speak To Me, Colorado Public Radio is asking listeners to share meaningful quotations, passages, song lyrics and sayings that have shaped their perspective. PIN source Craig Eley, a Denver judge, shares this quote from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.