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    Chicago Tribune series shows how members of the black community pay higher insurance rates and lose out on federal block grant funds and bank money as government officials and investors choose to funnel that money into "safer" investments in non-black neighborhoods of Chicago.
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    Philadelphia Inquirer gives extensive coverage to the 1987 stock market crash, the reasons behind it and what it means for the future.
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    Business Journal story chronicles the rise and fall of a Seattle real estate syndicator who amassed a six-state, $150 million house of cards, investing mainly in apartment buildings which he would use as collateral to purchase more property.
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    WCAX-TV (Burlington, Vt.) airs investigation of legal and financial problems of former Lamoille County state's attorney; charges include fraud in connection with real estate investments. (script only)
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    Common Cause Magazine article finds members of Congress's stock market investments often coincide with their congressional responsibilities, but ethics rules have little to say about it.
  • The shaky foundation of Investment Mortgage International, Inc.

    Wall Street Journal shows the shaky foundation of Investment Mortgage International, Inc. (IMI), which lures weak savings and loans into making dubious investments.
  • How phony money-management firms lure many into making bad investments

    Wall Street Journal describes how phony money-management firms lure many into making bad investments by promising tax shelters that the Internal Revenue Service rejects.