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Resource ID: #16051
Subject: Social Issues
Source: Baltimore Sun
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Date: Oct. 4, 7, 10, 18, 23; Nov. 14, 1998; Feb. 14, 19; March 8; May 2, 25; June 14, 16, 17, 20; Dec. 4, 19, 22, 24, 28, 1999; Jan. 9, 2000;

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Baltimore Sun reporter James Haner "spent a year and a half in a slum enclave of East Baltimore known as 'Zombieland.'" With the use of a variety of public and proprietary databases, the Sun created an in-house database which "allowed Haner to establish links among slum landlords, drug dealers, urban decay and lead-poisoned children." The stories found in this series look at some of the individual drug lords in the area as well as the housing problems.

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