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    WCCO-TV (Minneapolis) reports on sexual abuse of young psychiatric patients by doctors at a private hospital and the failure of the Minnesota Board of Medical Examiners to properly police doctors, October - December 1984.
  • Catholic Priests

    KXLY-TV (Spokane) series examines Fatima Crusade, a conservative offshoot of the Roman Catholic Church known for rigid discipline; exposes child abuse and sexual abuse, April 1984.
  • The treatment

    Santa Fe Reporter investigation reveals sexual abuse, medical mistreatment, theft, manipulation of trust funds and the denial of legal rights in the New Mexico State Hospital. The mental institution is the largest single facility run by the state. The investigation also disclosed a long history of state politicians meddling in the hospital and top state officials covering up its problems for years.
  • AIMS - Who cares for these children?

    The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) issues reprint on investigation of a private residential center for mentally handicapped children following the murder of a patient. The investigation finds negligence and physical and sexual abuse of residents.
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    Minneapolis Star and Tribune reprint investigates series of child sexual abuse allegations in Jordan, Minn., a quiet suburban community that was shaken by charges of a large number of abuse cases; follow-up looks behind the scenes of the case and how charges grew and then disintegrated, Oct. 24, 1984, and May 26, 1985.
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    Dallas Morning News does series on the quality of child day care in Texas; focuses on shortcomings in the state's attempts to inspect and regulate the homes, where there have been incidents of sexual abuse, beatings and deaths of children, September - December 1983.
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    El Paso (Texas) Times series examines sexual abuse of children in terms of the long-term trauma of victims, the shame of offenders, the cycle that links both and frequently turns victim into offender, and how victim and offender try to put their lives back together, May 1982.
  • For Young Readers: Sexual Abuse and How to Report It

    Champaign News-Gazette publishes series of articles intended for young readers; articles explain sexual abuse and tell the children what they should do if they are abused.
  • Children Left in Abusive Foster Homes

    Imperial Valley Press (El Centro, Calif.) uncovers evidence that, even after sexual abuse was confirmed, welfare officials allowed children to remain in a foster home.
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    Stockton (Calif.) Record uses child abuse cases to examine court deficiencies; finds irregularities in the district attorney's office; series includes the publication of the names of prominent citizens who had been suspected of sex crimes but had not been charged.