Writer called county ‘worst place to live,’ then moved there

Writer called county ‘worst place to live,’ then moved there

>>Thompson: IN 2015,“WASHINGTON POST” DATA REPORTERCHRISTOPHER INGRAHAM WROTE ABOUTAN OBSCURE U.S. DEPARTMENT OFAGRICULTURE LIST THAT RANKEDEVERY COUNTY ON NATURALAMENITIES LIKE SCENARY ANDCLIMATE.DEAD LAST WAS RED LAKE COUNTY INRURAL MIDWESTERN MINNESOTA.INGRAHAM CALLED IT “THE ABSOLUTEWORST PLACE TO LIVE IN AMERICA.”BUT THEN, LESS THAN A YEARLATER, HE DECIDED TO MOVE HISFAMILY THERE.HE DETAILS THAT STORY IN HIS […]

Read More

Tracking the flow of opioids across America

Tracking the flow of opioids across America

>>Sreenivasan: THEMANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORSOF OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONPAINKILLERS SUPPLIED BILLIONS OFPILLS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY,AND IT LED TO ADDICTION, ABUSEAND DEATH.YOU CAN SEE HOW AND WHERE THEEPIDEMIC GREW IN A NEW“WASHINGTON POST” REPORT, PARTOF THE INVESTIGATIVE SERIES “THEOPIOID FILES.”USING A NEWLY-PUBLIC DRUGENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATIONDATABASE THAT TRACKS EVERY PAINPILL SOLD TO PHARMACIES ACROSSTHE COUNTRY, REPORTERS ANALYZEDMILLIONS OF TRANSACTIONS ANDSHIPMENTS OF […]

Read More