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  • YCAT Series

    WIBW-TV (Topeka) series looks into the workings of a rehabilitative facility for juvenile offenders: frequent runaways, the use of drugs at the facility, training of staff, the facility's effectiveness, Nov. 17 - 21, 1980.
  • Plasma for Profit

    WGR-TV (Buffalo) reporter goes undercover at a blood plasma center to show how lack of medical training of staff and poor treatment of donors pose health risks, 1980. TAPE
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    Wall Street Journal takes a look at American Cyanamid Company, where worker training and maintenance and inspection procedures are being improved after a series of chemical mishaps, Nov. 11, 1985.
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    Scrantonian-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.) looks at patient abuse at a state mental hospital; other problems include poor supervision and training and low employee morale, Dec. 4 - 22, 1984.
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    Montgomery County (Md.) Journal series investigates allegations of abuse of patients at a Maryland state institution for the retarded; series finds staff shortage, low pay and poor training and morale among employees leads to mistreatment of residents, Oct. 22 - 26, 1984.
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    San Francisco Bay Guardian article says California's Sylvan National Forests are damaged by continual training and warfare games by the military and the National Guard, August 1983.
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    Clarion-Ledger runs story on the handling of federal Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) funds in Mississippi results show political handpicking to receive funds, dollars spent on impossible goals, April 1979.
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    San Jose Mercury-News runs investigation of how a drug rehabilitation and job training agency lied and falsified records over a two-year period to keep from losing federal and state grants, July 1983.
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    Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa) looks at the Bettendorf, Iowa, volunteer fire department; finds that equipment is located in the wrong part of town, the department often responds too slowly on nights and weekends, and there are lax work and training standards for the volunteers, May 1982.
  • New London Police Department

    The Day (New London, Conn.) does a four-month investigation into the New London Police Department finding evidence of weak management and inadequate training.