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Dave Schimke, editor in chief, 612-338-5040 ext. 325,
Brandy Ernzen, brand manager, 785-274-4304, 

Tucson Writer Featured in National Magazine
Charles Bowden’s article reprinted in Utne Reader 

TUCSON, Ariz. (June 8, 2010) — Charles Bowden’s article “The War Next Door,” will be featured in the July-August issue of Utne Reader, on newsstands June 22.

The article explores the challenges of patrolling the US-Mexico border, and how Ciudad Juarez plays a large role in the battle between politics and policy. It was originally featured in High Country News, a biweekly newspaper that reports on the West's natural resources, public lands and changing communities. The publication was the recipient of a 2010 Utne Independent Press Award for best environmental coverage.

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