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    Erie (Pa.) Morning News series investigates a drawing of the Pennsylvania lottery that some suspect was rigged.
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    Orlando Sentinel Star series reconstructs the final 18 months of a small Florida bank that failed.
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    Gannett News Service issues reprint, titled "Money in Sports," on the business of sports in the United States.
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    Gannett News Service issues reprint, titled "The Rise of the New Right," on the growing alliance between political and religious conservatives and its impact on U.S. politics.
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    Herald (Everett, Wash.) series, "Where Did The Money Go?" investigates the Evangelical Scripture Mission in Monroe, Wash., after two people sponsoring different impoverished children in the Third World received identical letters from the children.
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    Gannett News Service reprint, "Equality: America's Unfinished Business," interviews blacks for their perspective on U.S. society.
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    Courier-Journal issues reprint of investigation into problem of toxic wastes and toxic waste dumping.
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    Kansas City Star says Jackson County Sports Complex Authority steered taxpayers' money to desired destinations, including friends, associates and people with favored political connections.
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    Bakersfield Californian series looks at the collapse of Tex-Cal Land Management Inc., which received more than $50 million in FmHA loans; tells why FmHA lent Tex-Cal so much, what happened to the money and who was behind Tex-Cal.
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    St. Louis Post-Dispatch series examines safety of six-month-old Callaway nuclear plant; looks at release of radiation and problem of inexperienced people operating the plant.