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Resource ID: #14946
Subject: Transportation
Source: Observer (Charlotte, N.C.)
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Date: Sept. 1997 - Sept. 1998

Description

The Observer revealed a transportation department rife with political favoritism and insider deals. Among the disclosures during this year-long investigation: Gov. Jim Hunt personally intervened with DOT to build a $7.7 million bridge that would help his neighbors and relatives. Many of Hunt's appointees to the department were people who had donated time and money to his campaign.

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