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

Same-Sex Marriage After DOMA

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People in the D.C. area shared questions about the impact of the Supreme Court’s DOMA ruling. A panel of experts answered those questions during The Kojo Nnamdi Show.

Midstate veterans frustrated with VA claims

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The Telegraph used a PIN query to find local vets willing to share their experiences with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ claims process. This was part of a larger project pulled together by the Center for Investigative Reporting.

What’s your immigration story?

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KUHF held the event Destination Houston: Storytelling Sessions to capture the personal stories of immigrants who call the Bayou City home. As we celebrate this Independence Day weekend, KUHF’s weekly talk show, Houston Matters will explore these storie…

#ProjectCitizen: Serving on a jury is one of the few requirements of being a US citizen

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Do a Google search on “How to get out of jury duty” and you’ll find what depths people sink to in the U.S. to avoid the one thing they’re required to do as a citizen. People act like jerks, claim racial biases, and pretend to be crazy.

To launch our new series #ProjectCitizen—which looks at the rights and responsibilities that come along with citizenship—we reached out to sources in the network to learn about their jury duty experiences.