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  • Smush

    KGTV-TV exposed a massive health care scam which led to the con artists setting up shop in Mexico and a federal investigation.
  • Charter Bus Investigation

    A WCNC-TV investigation found that a charter bus company was allowing its drivers to work more hours than federal safety regulations permit. The story sparked a federal investigation that resulted in punitive action against the company, including lowering its safety rating, July 28 and Dec. 14, 1994.
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    Eagle-Tribune reveals previously undisclosed business practices of the 24 - year Executive Director of the National Hockey League Players Association; finds conflicts of interest and instigates federal investigations in two countries, February - October 1993.
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    WBUR Radio (Boston) reveals the lending practices of one of the nation's largest mortgage lenders, Fleet Finance of Georgia, finding that the company has been charged with racketeering, loan-sharking, fraud and discrimination; broadens the scope to include serious shortcomings of a federal investigation of the bank, Oct. 26 - 27, 1992.
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    Detroit News finds financial connections between Detroit Mayor Coleman Young and Kenneth Weiner, an accused swindler who is the central figure in a federal investigation of alleged municipal corruption, May 13, 1990.
  • FIRST WARD INVESTIGATION

    WMAQ-TV (Chicago) investigates organized crime and political corruption in Chicago, concentrating on a federal investigation into mafia activity in Chicago's first ward, 1990.
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    Washington Business Journal reports on a federal investigation of leading AIDS researcher Syed Zaki Salhuddin, who allegedly allowed top assistants to use government resources for their private enterprises, July 10, 31, Aug. 7, 21, 1989.
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    The Dayton Daily News (Ohio) reports on the federal investigation of Pete Rose's gambling and tax evasion; 10 stories follow the investigation from beginning to end, March - June 1989.
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    Detroit News hires engineer to evaluate blueprints and work on Milwaukee Bridge, the most expensive highway project in state history; finds design and construction problems, triggering a federal investigation, March-December 1987.
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    Washington Times runs year-long coverage of corruption in D.C. city government, including fraud in government contracting, federal investigations of philandering by the mayor and his possible resignation.