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    KSL-TV (Salt Lake City) airs investigation of that city's role as a distribution center for heroin in the eastern United States. (script only)
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    The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) series looks at a New Jersey radio preacher, Clinton White, who solicits funds from audiences to invest in pyramid schemes.
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    Tulsa (Okla.) Tribune series offers some background on day care and the inadequacy of state regulation and health inspections.
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    Chemical Week article outlines problems of chemical waste disposal with emphasis on the "midnight dumpers" and where they operate.
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    Tulsa (Okla.) Tribune publishes series on the bingo industry in Oklahoma, a state with lax bingo regulation; finds promoters rig the odds and cheat both players and the charities they represent; finds "stacking" and other methods of avoiding state regulations; Indian bingo operates outside any regulation, allowing professionals to run their operations.
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    WCAX-TV (Burlington, Vt.) details how a Canadian firm with ties to organized crime figure to get industrial development funds from the state of Vermont. (script only)
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    Lewiston (Idaho) Morning Tribune series reports on the failure of the Burlington Northern railroad to enforce federal safety regulations for maintenance staff resulting in the death of at least one worker.
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    Boston Herald American series details how insurance commissioner appointed by former Gov. Ed King filed false financial disclosure statements.
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    Evening Independent (St. Petersburg) article shows how that city's real estate agents segregate the community through unfair housing practices.
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    Boston Herald American runs series on Massachusetts Gov. Ed King's nomination of commissioner with ties to prominent organized crime families in the Boston area.