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Laurie Wechter, Ted Sylvester, and Susan Beckett

Change at Groundcover

The woman behind Groundcover News has finally found her successors.

Ted Sylvester and Laurie Wechter, a husband-and-wife team who combine backgrounds in social work and journalism, are taking over from Susan Beckett, who launched the "street paper" in 2010. Beckett, sixty-three, has long wanted to pass the torch, but few jumped at the chance to run a paper sold by people who are homeless or "housing unstable." Beckett had

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