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    Los Angeles Times sends team of reporters to the Soviet Union for a month to interview Soviet citizens for a portrait of the country on the 70th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, 1987.
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    Los Angeles Times discloses how the military has built up a huge stockpile of spare parts during the Reagan years, a stockpile that is vulnerable to theft and so decentralized that parts can't be found, Sept. 1, 1985 and May 4, 1986.
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    Los Angeles Times tracks the events that preceded and followed the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger, including the early theories on the cause of the accident, Feb. 9, 1986.
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    Lufkin (Texas) Daily News investigates the death of a Marine in boot camp, which was passed off as an accident in training (includes follow-ups from Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times), March 1976.
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    Daily News (Los Angeles) shows that United Way executives took out improper loans of charity funds and spent money illegally to bail its employees out of a failing credit union, June 9-Dec. 31, 1986.
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    Los Angeles Times finds school officials knew of complaints that a teacher had molested children but did not notify police; the man was arrested three years later for molesting children at the school that officials transferred him to, Oct. 19, 1986.
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    Los Angeles Herald-Examiner warns consumers that California motorists are getting short-changed 20 to 25 percent of the time on advertised cash discounts on gas, May 19, 1986.
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    Los Angeles Times finds secret, interest-free loans given by United Way to its executives, and calls the charity the private feifdom of its $190,000-a-year president, April 10-June 30, 1986.
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    Los Angeles Times finds evidence of misconduct by a detective and a prosecutor, witnesses and a juror, leading to the false murder conviction of a young man, Nov. 11-13, 1986.
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    Los Angeles Herald Examiner documents that California's largest banks have been charging identical high rates on consumer loans and credit cards and paying the same unusually low rates on money market accounts, making California banks among the worst in the country for consumers, Feb. 9 and Sept. 15, 1986.