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    APF Reporter article shows how politicians can use numbers fallaciously to buttress their political agendas, focusing on Michael Dukakis's combining numbers from different studies on tax law compliance.
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    Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) investigates inroads organized crime is making into Oklahoma.
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    Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette series examines rampant illegalities and wrongdoing by West Virginia's lawyers and the inability of the state's legal ethics committees to combat it.
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    San Francisco Bay Guardian examines the nursing strike; discovers most non-profit hospitals built to care for the sick and poor are now run by chains concerned with the bottom line; these hospitals are struggling to provide adequate care.
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    Boston Herald American investigation reveals that dozens of former State Department of Mental Health employees have been awarded no-bid consulting contracts.
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    Honolulu Advertiser looks into a Japanese organized crime syndicate operating in Hawaii.
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    Chicago Sun-Times finds campaign files of the Kane County sheriff list two contributors linked to a Chicago abortion clinic scandal where phony doctors performed abortions on women who weren't pregnant.
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    Honolulu Advertiser runs article on the government's practice of giving new identities to people deeply involved in serious crime--especially organized crime--for testifying in major criminal cases.
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    Los Angeles Times runs three part series on how Mayor Tom Bradley runs Los Angeles, based on scrutiny of the mayor's appointment calendar for 1987.
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    Courier-News (Glendale Heights, Ill.) investigation reveals wrongdoing, questionable judgment and abuse of office for personal gain by Glendale Heights police chief.