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  • "I Don't Lose"

    Philadelphia Magazine tells the story of Doylestown's Central Bucks West high school football team. The team as won 45 straight games and has a trophy cabinet full of awards. However, in July, four of the team's seniors -- including the two co-captains -- were convicted of felony burglary. While the community and local media called for the players suspension, Central Bucks West new football coach, former assistant Mike Carey, made them run sprints, counsel the younger players and clean-up the team's locker room.
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    The Intelligencer (Doylestown, Pa.) uncovers legal fees paid by county commission totaling more than $1 million, with more than half going to defend the county against lawsuits brought by disgruntled ex-employees and a group opposing a planned trash-to-steam plant; Republican-controlled commission hired GOP-connected law firms who contributed heavily to their campaign funds, June 10, 1991.
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    Intelligencer-Record (Doylestown, Pa.) looks at the failure of a planned development of 546 townhouses; details the difficulties faced by subcontractors and by residents who lived there before and after the developer ran into financial problems, Oct. 9, 1988.
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    Intelligencer/Record (Doylestown, Pa.) discloses that a county water resources authority spent millions of dollars to fight the very project the authority had been commissioned to build; exposes the role of the bond trustee in authorizing the spending, Feb. 28 - March 6, 1988.
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    Wall Street Journal reveals Dow Chemical Co. has tried to maintain a low profile on the problems surrounding Sarabond, a product that strengthens mortar; reveals the product, first used in 1965, apparently corrodes steel, prompting several lawsuits against Dow as buildings and tunnels begin to crumble, March 21, 1989.