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The Tribune-Review details how Pennsylvania taxpayers have paid $26.5 million since 1975 to settle litigation arising from the misdeeds and misadventures of public officials ranging from the governor to volunteer fish commissioners. The series reveals how government agencies continued to seek court orders that seal settlements from public view despite a 1993 appellate court ruling that held such settlements are public. (August 4 - 9, 1996)