Stories

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    New Yorker in-depth series details the demise of Oklahoma's Penn Square Bank.
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    Napa (Calif.) Register investigation finds developers are buying property in Lake Beryessa and offering it for sale to foreign investors for four times the price they paid.
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    Post-Bulletin (Rochester, Minn.) series examines failures of carnival ride safety and inspections.
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    New Times Weekly (Phoenix) series documents surveillance of anti-nuclear protesters by the Arizona Public Service Commission.
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    Honesdale (Pa.) Wayne Independent series examines data put out by the Governor's Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and finds they are totally inaccurate; state officials knew they were inaccurate.
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    News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) publishes series on police brutality and the failure of high-ranking department officials to investigate abuses.
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    Atlantic Monthly article describes how the multi-level marketing industry works; MLM is the industry that consists of Amway, Shaklee, Herbalife and others of that ilk.
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    Washington Monthly runs article on the unregulated Indian bingo business, questionable "bingo management" firms and Mafia connections; examines other ways Indians use autonomy to reap profits.
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    Texas Monthly runs article on who owns real estate in Texas.
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    Texas Monthly article investigates misconduct by the Texas comptroller of public accounts; he used state employees for political purposes, awarded patronage to political allies, used office planes for pleasure trips, spent state funds without restraint.