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Extra Extra Monday: violence in mental hospital, suspect doctors kept secret, feds pay millions for housing

ABC15 Investigation exposes a 'shocking' level of violence at the Arizona state mental hospital | ABC15-Phoenix
An ABC15 Investigation has discovered there are hundreds of assaults a year at the Arizona state mental hospital, leaving patients and staff with serious and sometimes permanent injuries.

OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors | Los Angeles Times
Purdue Pharma has privately identified about 1,800 doctors who may have recklessly prescribed the painkiller to addicts and dealers, yet it has done little to alert authorities.

Feds pay millions for border-agent housing in Ajo | The Arizona Republic
The U.S. government built 21 new homes in Ajo to house U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel at a cost of about $11 million. CBP officials defended the price tag, saying it would have been more expensive to buy and renovate existing homes.

Teacher's emails reveal problems at Rodgers months before student's death | Tampa Bay Times
Emails, obtained by the Tampa Bay Times, went to the principal's office and area headquarters in the months before Jennifer Caballero, an 11-year-old with Down syndrome, drowned in a pond behind the school.

Under the Hood: The AAMCO Investigation | NBC Washington
One of the largest car repair companies in the country pulls a popular promotion because of our News4 I-Team investigation.

Merchants of Meth: How Big Pharma Keeps the Cooks in Business | Mother Jones
With big profits on the line, the drug industry is pulling out campaign-style dirty tricks to keep selling the meds that cooks turn into crank.

Embattled Nevada psychiatric hospital in danger of losing Medicare funds | The Sacramento Bee
A federal agency is moving to terminate Medicare funding for Nevada's embattled state psychiatric hospital, which has been under fire for busing hundreds of patients to states across the nation in the past five years.

Educators running government-funded tutoring companies create concern over conflicts | Tampa Bay Times
Part of a rolling series the Times is doing on subsidized tutoring in Florida. The newspaper analyzed state data to identify educators who are moonlighting as contractors for their own districts.


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