Deborah Nelson

University of Maryland

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for co-authoring a Seattle Times series on widespread abuses in the federal tribal housing program and Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Maryland

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Ringling Brothers made a historic announcement today that will end 100 years of circus tradition. There will be  no more elephants  under its big tops after 2018.

Ringling Brothers Will Stop Using Elephants

Ringling Brothers made a historic announcement today that will end 100 years of circus tradition. There will be no more elephants under its big tops after 2018.

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