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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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    La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune series investigates criminal abuses of Cuban refugees at the Fort McCoy, Wis., resettlement center; the abuses include assault, theft and harassment and are carried on by Cuban refugee security patrols while U.S. government officials ignore them.
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    Bristol Press uses local and state files, interviews and stake-outs to find that city officials were allowing illegal dumping of carcinogenic industrial waste at municipal landfill.
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    News-Sun (Waukegan, Ill.) investigation finds houses rehabilitated with federal funds were sold to city hall officials and relatives of the housing chief who later sold houses for huge profits.
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    News-American (Baltimore) finds poor safety monitoring and lack of communication on the part of officials in the city's water department after fluoride spill contaminated city water supply; some kidney patients died after dialysis at clinic where tainted water was used.
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    Roanoke (V.A.) Times and World-News series investigates drug-trafficking network in Montgomery County, Va., involving businessmen and public officials.
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    Soldier of Fortune article says U.S. government officials told returning POWs from North Vietnam to keep "totally quiet" about being tortured.
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    Honesdale (Pa.) Wayne Independent series examines data put out by the Governor's Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and finds they are totally inaccurate; state officials knew they were inaccurate.
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    News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) publishes series on police brutality and the failure of high-ranking department officials to investigate abuses.
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    Wall Street Journal article examines the practice of federal officials briefing investor groups about government policy and future government actions behind closed doors.