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Julie Cooper

Julie Cooper

Special projects editor

Prison riot will remain with us

Only a few local events in the last decade have been enough to truly scare this reporter. Read more  | 2 comments

Sheriff: No inmate was going to escape

Sheriff: No inmate was going to escape

Adams County Sheriff Chuck Mayfield knows exactly why none of the rioting inmates tried to escape the prison they spent hours trashing Sunday night. Read more  | 29 comments

Do you love books? Reading pays off

Young Kaylee Floyd’s T-shirt said enough. Read more  | 1 comment

Are next 30-somethings the answer?

This is an important year for the future of our nation. Read more  | 4 comments