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    Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press runs articles on involvement by members of county sheriff's department in drug smuggling operations; reporter uses many public documents, including bill of sale filed with FAA of a plane sold by sheriff deputy to known smuggler, which sparked the investigation, June - October 1984.
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    Fort Lauderdale News and Sun-Sentinel runs series about links between drug smuggling and prominent sports figures, including National Football League players, offshore powerboat racers and car racers, June 1982.
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    St. Petersburg Times describes drug smuggling into Dixie County, a rural, coastal Florida county, where drugs are the leading business, 1981.
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    Evening Tribune (San Diego) does article on the investigation of a drug smuggling ring that involved two Bakersfield, Calif., associates of Billy Carter.
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    Honolulu Advertiser does follow-up series on Japanese organized crime syndicate that includes a discussion of their weapons and drug smuggling activities as well as illegal currency movement.
  • The Arizona Project

    IRE Arizona Project follows the trail of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles' murder and discovers a ubiquitous network of organized crime tainting nearly every aspect of Arizona government and business, including the judiciary, real estate and public works; reveals lively underworld of drug smuggling, gambling and prostitution; investigation yields first documented connection between major heroin producer and organized crime figure. (Supplement: conference, 1985.)