Stories

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    Honolulu Advertiser publishes series on a privately-contracted airport security service that hired guards with felony records, planned to use excessive force in riot situations and monopolized contract bidding for services with the state.
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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.
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    Cleveland Press series on legacy of defunct Diamond Shamrock chromate plant finds Occupational Safety and Health Administration understaffed and overwhelmed, its standards out of date, and its inspections and enforcement inadequate.
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    WTVH-TV (Syracuse) reports on how a Board of Cooperative Educational Services instructor used student labor to build several homes for his relatives.
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    Bristol Press uses local and state files, interviews and stake-outs to find that city officials were allowing illegal dumping of carcinogenic industrial waste at municipal landfill.
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    Kansas City Star series looks at the many facets of mob activity in Kansas City and profiles the mob's "board of directors".
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    Eunice (La.) Gazette uncovers evidence of illegal voting practices in St. Landry Parish; nine people were indicted for voting fraud after state and federal authorities investigated the allegations.
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    Montgomery County Daily Courier (Conroe, Texas) uses county auditor's documents to show the county has been losing money by depositing its funds in non-interest-bearing checking accounts.
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    Dallas Times Herald profiles Oral Roberts and his calling to build a hospital despite money problems, lawsuits and the criticism of the entire medical community of Tulsa.
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    Dallas Morning News series reports on illegal college football recruiting methods, including universities sending hired agents after high school stars.