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    Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Ind.) reports that residents of a downtown Fort Wayne neighborhood fear that teenagers in the area were organizing gangs for criminal activity; law enforcement officials disagreed with one another on the issue, July 1983.
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    Erie (Pa.) Daily Times studies a city employee's pension fund and finds that officials overstated the market value of the holdings and that the investments were handled imprudently, July 1983.
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    Rocky Mountain News (Denver) series on parking fee losses at Denver's Stapleton Airport reveals that millions of dollars were lost and that APCDA, the parking concessionaire, had ties to city officials, March 1982.
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    Miami Herald article finds mayoral candidate had cozy relationship with officials of a Venezuelan government-owned bank that led to one of Miami's largest real estate failures, the near collapse of the bank and the disappearance of $9 million, September 1983.
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    Star-Ledger (Newark) does series on how state education officials mismanaged, misused and diverted millions of dollars in federal education aid, January 1983.
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    Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) investigates U.S. synthetic fuels program; topics include connections of officials to corporations receiving billions of dollars in synfuels subsidies, politics of subsidies, methods used to select projects, December 1983.
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    Chronicle of Higher Education reports the independent foundations of public colleges and universities are under increased scrutiny from state and federal officials; discusses investigations of foundations at Univ. of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, Univ. of Connecticut, Southeastern Oklahoma St. Univ., Portland State, and elsewhere, Sept. 14, 1988.
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    Denver Post finds the Denver Police Department has commissioned more than 750 honorary lieutenants and captains since 1968; among those commissioned are political cronies, elected officials and a few convicted felons; article examines the abuses of these commissions, July 1982.
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    New Republic finds four major oil companies have conducted a multimillion-dollar campaign to manipulate U.S. public opinion; a pro-Arab, anti-Israel state is their goal; collusion with Aramco and key Saudi Arabian officials, May 1982.
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    Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette series, titled "Public Hospitals/Private Boards," and other articles examine the secrecy in the administration of public hospitals; reveals board of city-owned hospital that resisted giving financial data to city officials spent lavishly on luxuries for hospital officials, 1980-1982.