On this week’s episode, traffic cameras are off in school zones, but lights are still flashing in some areas creating a dangerous and confusing situation for some drivers.

A city official raised ethics concerns about the Smart Cities project days before it was abandoned, despite the administrations’ continued dismissal of bid-rigging allegations. 

Some Louisiana kids are being sent to detention facilities in nearby states, potentially violating state laws.

Our guests are Lens reporters Marta Jewson, Michael Isaac Stein, Nick Chrastil and editor Charles Maldonado.

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Carolyne Heldman

Carolyne Heldman has been in media for 35 years, most recently as Executive Director at an NPR member station in Colorado where she was responsible for new multi-platform content initiatives, strategic...