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Krakauer Book on Campus Rape Rocks Mont. Town

'Missoula' scrutinizes sexual assaults at university and how victims were treated

(Newser) - Jon Krakauer, the author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air, has a new book out today, and there's one town in particular that's been steeling itself for its release for months. Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town stays true to its title,... More »

Feds Investigate Mont. Town After 80 Rapes in 3 Years

They think authorities may not be aggressively pursuing sexual offenders

(Newser) - There have been more than 80 reports of rapes in Missoula, Montana, over the past three years, and that figure now has the Justice Department getting involved. DOJ yesterday announced a wide-ranging investigation into allegations that police aren't properly investigating or prosecuting sexual assaults due to gender discrimination, MSNBC... More »

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