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Nevada City is a town of about 100,000 where the weed economy has long influenced local policing and politics. Popula editor and writer Sarah Miller lives there, and Cliff Newell, her local District Attorney, will face voters next Tuesday, June 5th. Drawn for many weeks into the mystery of a deputy sheriff who refused to take the stand, Sarah immersed herself in the politics, law and police dramas of her town to bring you this story.
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