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Resource ID: #16050
Subject: Local Government
Source: The Republican
Affiliation: 
Date: March 6, 11-14, 16-21, 23; April 3, 6, 17 ; May 12; June 6; July 13, 1999

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The Union-News, Sunday Republican reports that "What began as a routine press conference with the mayor of Springfield, Mass., became a three-month battle between the city and our newspaper over the public's right to know how much the city was paying in out-of-court settlements. As a result, the Union-News won two precedent-setting rulings in both state and federal court and gained access to information that has been withheld from the public for more than nine years. ..."

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