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The Conversation: Thursday, October 5th, 2017

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Gun Violence in Hawaii; Over-Fished Reefs; Service-Based Journalism

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State Level Gun Control Laws

Gun regulations vary widely from state to state across the country. The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence explains Hawaii’s rules and compares them to other states.

Outro Music: After Thoughts by Oddisee

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Hannah Shearer

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Overfishing on Hawaii's Reefs

Many of Hawaii’s reefs are overfished according to a new study. Scientists looked at reefs from South Point to Kure Atoll and found both good news and bad.

Outro Music: Beach Dr. by Oddisee

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Alan Friedlander

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Civil Beat Reality Check

Honolulu’s city government is spending more money than ever before on overtime pay.

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Natanya Friedheim

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Report for America Tries Service-Based Approach to Local Journalism

The Peace Corps, Teach for America, and Americorps are organizations that use a service based model to tackle social issues. A new organization seeks to do the same thing with local journalism.

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Steven Waldman

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Bill Dorman has been the news director at Hawaiʻi Public Radio since 2011.
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