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KSAT-TV (San Antonio) examines maintenance records for the county sheriff's patrol cars; finds that brakes, starters, batteries, carburetors, mufflers and motor oil were being replaced after as little as one day's use, July 13 - 15, 1988.
WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids) airs two series on how Michigan sheriffs illegally profit from federally donated food. An investigation showed that sheriffs use the food, which is earmarked for non-profit programs, in their for-profit jail kitchens.
Akron Beacon Journal runs series, titled "The Untouchables," on the power and abuse of power by Ohio's sheriffs.