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    Tampa Tribune looks at a worst-case scenario for Florida's environment resulting from its burgeoning population, and how to head it off, Dec. 28, 1988.
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    Skyline (Chicago) unearths the story of Lou Wolf, the elusive, exclusive man who probably owns more commercial real estate in Chicago than any other, yet purportedly lets it run to seed, Aug. 11, 18, 25, 1988.
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    New York Newsday connects Housing and Urban Development contracts approved by former New York regional director Joseph Monticciolo and his current job with the investors who received those contracts; Monticciolo's relationship with Sen. Alfonse D'Amato led to HUD grants for friends and business associates; sidebar on Rockland County developer whose real estate empire is built in part on "checkbook politics," June - October 1989.
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    Chicago Sun-Times reports that the city treasurer and another lawyer shared a $300,000 fee for helping developers buy a low-income apartment complex in the treasurer's ward from the federal government for $1; developers also received tax credits toward rehabilitating the units, Sept. 21, 1988.
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    Chicago Tribune seven-part series highlights the battle between inner-city developers and activists concerned about the displacement of poor people, 1989.
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    York (Pa.) Daily Record uncovers the connection between a developer with a history of shady deals and the city hall officials who railroaded through his mall, June 25 - July 1, 1989.
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    San Francisco Bay Guardian reports that Robert Bass, an out-of-town billionaire real estate developer, is seizing control of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf district, Aug. 2, 1989.
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    Ann Arbor News examines the ownership, value and possible uses of that city's ever-shrinking supply of undeveloped land, Dec. 10, 1989.
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    The Boston Globe examines the speedy rise of attorney Edward J. McCormack, who became one of the most powerful developers in Boston during the 1980s, January - June 1989.
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    New York Newsday's continuing investigation of influence peddling, mismanagement, and corruption at HUD; pays special attention to questionable relationships between developers and HUD officials; 31 stories, June 18 - Dec. 29, 1989.