Jamie Dean

Jamie is national editor of WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously worked for the Charlotte World. Jamie has covered politics, disasters, religion, and more for WORLD. She resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

 

One-party rule a tough habit to break

Ethiopia | Hardline leaders risk civil war, practice oppression to stay in power
by Jamie Dean
Posted 12/10/05, 12:00 am

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Trailer park blues

| As federal officials inaugurate mobile home villages across the Gulf Coast, temporary shelter residents from other storms say they're stuck in a permanent state of emergency
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/26/05, 12:00 am

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.-On 62 acres of rural farmland in Baker, La., white gravel has replaced green pastures, and 573 trailers sit in neat rows where cows roamed just a few weeks ago. The impromptu trailer park set up by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now home to more than 1,500 people displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Residents may live in the village rent-free for the next 18 months.

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Bruised Reed

Politics | Ralph Reed is not accused of doing anything illegal, but will a penchant for not divulging connections come back to haunt
by Jamie Dean
Posted 11/19/05, 12:00 am

Every weekend in Philadelphia, Miss., hundreds of chip-laden fortune-seekers huddle around some 3,000 slot machines and 70 card tables under the neon glow of the Silver Star Casino on the Choctaw Indian Reservation. The Silver Star is one of two casinos on the tribe's property in central Mississippi that prove the adage that the house always wins: The Choctaw gaming enterprise raked in nearly $300 million last year.

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