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Jason Cherkis

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Jason Cherkis is a national investigative reporter for The Huffington Post. He has investigated and reported in-depth pieces on gun violence in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre, and the neglect of plant workers in Kentucky. He first joined The Huffington Post as a politics reporter covering the 2012 elections. He previously worked as a crime reporter for 14 years at Washington City Paper, where he was a two time Livingston Awards for Young Journalists finalist, and received multiple awards from the Association of Alternative News Weeklies.

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Warning: this story concerns sexual assault and has and has some graphic descriptions.  The girl rock group The Runaways rocked the 70s with hits like “Cherry Bomb” and “Wild Thing.”

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Warning: this story concerns sexual assault and has and has some graphic descriptions. The girl rock group The Runaways rocked the 70s with hits like “Cherry Bomb” and “Wild Thing.”

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