Jamie Dean

Jamie is WORLD’s national editor based in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

Mississippi misery

| With their property destroyed and nowhere to go, many of Katrina's victims are finding shelter, and more, in Mississippi churches
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/24/05, 12:00 am

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New birth

Technology | In the $1 billion industry for new ultrasound equipment, one company is making costly technology accessible to more customers by refurbishing and selling pre-owned ultrasound equipment
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/10/05, 12:00 am

A black-framed poster hanging on the manila walls of Global Medical Imaging (GMI) in Charlotte, N.C., bears a series of ultrasound images of a tiny baby developing in the womb and this slogan: "The birth of new possibilities in ultrasound systems."

In the shadow of a $1 billion industry for new ultrasound equipment, GMI is one of a handful of companies in the United States narrowing in on a niche market: making costly technology accessible to more customers by refurbishing and selling pre-owned ultrasound equipment.

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Stamp of approval

Charity | Bush administration reverses policy for faith-based rehab
by Jamie Dean
Posted 9/10/05, 12:00 am

When thousands of men and women working to overcome drug and alcohol addiction at Teen Challenge centers across the United States bow their heads to give thanks for their daily bread this week, they'll have an additional reason to be thankful: A reversal of Bush administration policy means residents of the Christian-based treatment program won't be forced to choose between food stamps and faith-based recovery.

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