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Resource ID: #15092
Subject: City Government
Source: Herald-American (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Date: June 14, 1998



The story exposed the dubious distribution of thousands of public dollars to elected officials, public employees and relatives of a former mayor in an economically depressed Upstate New York village. The village of Canastota drained a pot of federal money by handing out low-interest loans to people who had little incentive to repay them.

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