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    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette runs article on "The Way," an evangelical church whose questionable religious status and dubious financial statements are under investigation by the Ohio IRS.
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    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette does series on how Pennsylvania's Supreme Court justices politicize the court by trying to defeat fellow judges in their re-election bids as well as promote their own hand-picked replacements.
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    Times-Union (Albany) series on New York State's welfare program looks at the costs to taxpayers, the level of benefits received and problems encountered in the system by the poor.
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    Times-Union (Albany) runs series on wrongdoing in $10 million civil suit in which the plaintiff's attorney withheld evidence and made a secret agreement with the judge not to disclose pertinent information in the case.
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    Albany Times-Union series on St. Anne's Institute, a home for troubled girls, in which irregularities, including prolonged solitary confinement, were reported and ignored by the state and local bureaucracies.
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    Albany Times-Union runs series on embezzlement schemes at the State Bank of Albany in which bank executives paid out portions of loans and pyramided the balances in fraudulent loans.
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    Times-Union (Albany, N.Y.) looks into the disappearance of a successful self-made businessman; finds he is a con man who owes at least $1 million.
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    Springfield (Mo.) News & Leader finds the county medical examiner is reluctant to order autopsies, many of which would have aided murder investigations.
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    Capital Newspapers Group (Albany) finds the city clerk was receiving money for a person he put on the city payroll and whom he paid in cash for occasional jobs.
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    Elgin (Ill.) Courier News investigates a grain elevator operator who disappeared owing farmers more than a million dollars, then filed for bankruptcy and is being investigated for perjury.