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  • DUI and Still Driving

    WLKY-TV (Louisville, Ky.) series uncovers how people convicted of D.U.I. in the state of Kentucky continue to drive regardless of the fact that their licenses have been revoked.
  • Betrayed

    Cincinnati Magazine tells the story of a husband and wife who tried and failed to keep their son in prison after he killed their other son; Kentucky law allows any juvenile convicted of a crime out of prison by the age of 18, regardless of their crime.
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    In These Times (Chicago) investigates the mysterious death of a man who blew the whistle on an Eastern Kentucky hazardous waste disposal company he had worked for; the company had illegally buried tons of hazardous chemicals, July 10, 1991.
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    Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader investigates the populist image of a candidate running for governor of Kentucky and finds that his rag-to-riches story is one of several exaggerations about his background, April 7, 1991.
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    Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader series investigates what happens when Kentucky women seek protection from violent men; examines shelters for battered women, group therapy for violent men, and interviews with beaten women from across the state, December 1990 - January 1991.
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    Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader gives an overview of the funding of the public school system in Kentucky, examining schools county-by-county; looks at the property tax assessments and mismanagement of resources by school districts, Nov. 12 - Dec. 15, 1989.
  • "Prisoner of Conscience"

    This report, written by a former inmate of the Women's Correctional Facility in Lexington, Kentucky, illustrates what prison was like for the author, an activist imprisoned for two years for protesting atop a nuclear weapons silo.
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    Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Ledger nails down the real problem with poor funding for education in Kentucky--intentionally under-assessed property; using computer property transfer records, the reporters uncover who pays, how much the state loses, and to whom assessors give special treatment, including the superintendent of one school district; 12 stories, Nov. 12 - Dec. 15, 1989.
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    Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.) finds special-interest loopholes in Kentucky's tax collection and property valuation systems; using computer-assisted analysis, the reporters examined 29,274 real estate transfers, Aug. 27 - 31, 1989.

    WATE-TV (Wate, Ky.) examines alleged corruption in the Kentucky school system, including falsified attendance reports, child abuse, and an administrative coverup, April 5 - 7, 1989.