Issue: August 21, 2014

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The feature story this week: Hear them go boom! Mr. V hopes to take

Grant Union High School's drum line all the way to the White House. Nick

Miller interviews the innovative teacher behind this trendsetting drum


Elsewhere in the issue: Nick Miller reports on Sacramento's protests

against law enforcement in Ferguson, Alastair Bland takes a close look

at California's water bond, former police officer Kel Munger reflects on

the dangers of arming police with war weapons, Aaron Carnes revisits the

history of seminal punk band Tales of Terror and more.

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