Deanna PanMy name’s Deanna, but you can call me “Dede.” I’m a news reporter at  The Pacific Northwest Inlander, an award-winning alt-weekly in Spokane, Wash. Previously, I blogged and fact-checked at Mother Jones in San Francisco as a Ben Bagdikian Fellow. I’ve reported for The Columbus Dispatchinterned at National Public Radio and Kiplinger’s Personal Financeand written for regional publications like Cincinnati Magazine and Columbus Monthly.

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