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  1. How We Built a Database from Thousands of Police Reports

    By MaryJo Webster

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    How we built our massive analysis of sexual assault cases in Minnesota, with tools that anyone on our team could use.

  2. How We Made “Sending Even More Immigrants to Prison”

    By Yolanda Martinez

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    A data project that shows how the U.S. government has prioritized immigration deterrence and criminalization.

  3. How We Found New Patterns in LA’s Homeless Arrest Data

    By Christine Zhang

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    How we got the numbers on arrests of the homeless in LA, how we vetted the numbers, and, most importantly, how we found the story behind—and beyond—the numbers.

  4. What I Learned Recreating One Chart Using 24 Tools

    By Lisa Charlotte Rost

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    Lessons learned from trying to create one chart with as many applications, libraries, and programming languages as possible.

  5. Investigating 13,000 “Good” Nursing Homes in Germany

    By Sandhya Kambhampati

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    We built a web platform to help readers make better, more informed decisions about nursing homes for their loved ones.

  6. Stop & Frisk: Guns

    By Erin Kissane

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    A mapping project from WNYC that displays NYPD stop-and-frisks by block and locations where the police discovered guns during such stops.

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