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Resource ID: #26959
Subject: County Government
Source: KTVT (Dallas, TX)
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Date: July 25, 2014-September 16, 2014

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Commissioner John Wiley Price has been a political figure head in Dallas County for more than 20 years. He is the pride of the African American community. He is often the loudest member of the Dallas County Commissioners Court. And he never backs down. But for the first time in his political career, John Wiley Price, JWP as some like to call him, is quiet. A federal indictment with allegations of bribery and corruption will do that to you. When news broke of JWP's indictment, the CBS 11 I-Team jumped in. Within hours of the news breaking, KTVT was live with detailed information about the businesses and individuals who were allegedly involved in the bribery schemes. They were the first to reveal these names and other local newspapers and TV stations didn't do anything similar for days. In the months to come, KTVT turned several stories about how far this corruption ran and the other entities, outside Dallas County, it affected.

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