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  • Amite Basin Commission Finances

    Morning Advocate (Baton Rouge) discovers the part-time secretary of a regional drainage district used public funds to hire his wife and relatives; finds he probably violated the state ethics code by spending public funds on personal purchases, and on mobile telephone calls.
  • Methodist Hospital

    KHOU-TV (Houston) looks at a charitable hospital that does not take charity cases; explores the hospital's finances and finds questionable investments in a Gulf Coast resort, loans given to doctors, Nov. 4-7, 1985.
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    Plain Dealer (Cleveland) examines the finances and management of two Cleveland civic events; finds the promoters were systematically bilking the city and participants by giving themselves a variety of service and supply contracts, sometimes with the help of city officials, July - December 1984.
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    Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho) looks into the finances of Idaho Congressman George Hansen; article examines Hansen's connections with the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church; Hansen subsequently lost re-election and was indicted for filing false financial disclosure records.
  • AEA growth swells the power of teachers

    Anniston Star series delves into the politics, finances and personalities of the Alabama Education Association--one of the nation's largest teacher lobbies; the powerful organization is more an advocate for its members' interests than for improvement in the educational system, April 8 - 11, 1984.
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    Fort Lauderdale News and Sun-Sentinel delves into the practices and finances of Doyle Conner, the state's agricultural commissioner; findings include abuse of airplane privileges, secret and unreleased personal bank accounts and more, July 1982.
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    Minneapolis Star and Tribune series looks at the finances and politics of the University of Minnesota in a period of budget cuts and hard times; professors are teaching significantly fewer classroom hours than they once did, yet were given one of their largest pay increases in a decade, 1981.
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    Chicago Reporter finds that a formerly celebrated community-action organization has fallen on hard times; the group is suffering from serious management problems and financial difficulties.
  • Grand Traverse Resort Village

    Traverse City (Mich.) Record-Eagle profiles a local resort development's shaky finances; documents a troubled relationship between the resort and its lenders, the Farmers Home Administration and a defunct bank.
  • The Financial Problems at Caterpillar Tractor Co.

    Daily Dispatch (Moline, Ill.) describes the financial pressures on the troubled Caterpillar Tractor Co.