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    California Lawyer Magazine (San Francisco) reports on the mysterious murder of a San Francisco trial lawyer who was investigating financial scandals in the Bay area's bankruptcy courts; looks into the case he was investigating and why the police have come to a dead end, January 1991.
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    Milwaukee Journal reviews the evidence of the 1981 murder of a 30 - year - old woman, and finds that evidence in the case had been ignored, overlooked or withheld from the trial jury because a police officer was a suspect in the case, 1991.
  • Poison on the Riverfront

    Detroit News reports on the threat to the redevelopment plans for Detroit's riverfront posed by the city's past century of industrial pollution, Aug. 11 - 16, 1991.
  • Women and Children Alone: The trials, tragedies and triumphs of single mothers living on the edge of poverty

    Philadelphia Daily News looks at the plight of the 100,000 women and their children who are teetering on the edge of poverty by focusing on the lives of 30 women and their children as they seek to escape poverty, Feb. 5, 1991. *
  • Cloud of Concern

    KWWL-TV (Waterloo, Iowa) looks at the hazards of the production, transportation and storage of anhydrous ammonia and how the chemical industry and the EPA have conspired to bury and ignore tests that demonstrate the extremely hazardous nature of the chemical, April 29, 1991.
  • Cry for help

    KWWL-TV (Waterloo, Iowa) reports on the efforts of a cancer-stricken family that lives close to a toxic waste site to receive state and federal attention to their problem; neighbors relying on drinking water from private wells near the site had never been warned of possible dangers.
  • ILL WIND

    Boston Herald surveys the state of Massachusetts to find what chemicals are released into the air, and finds large amounts of cancer-causing compounds are released by industries near densely populated areas.
  • Too at home abroad

    Washington Monthly recounts the trials of a junior State Department official; concludes the U.S. Department of State is not as effective as it should be because of its emphasis on bureaucracy over diplomacy; details the process a candidate for a position with the State Department goes through in order to be accepted, as well as the ranking process one endures once they are accepted; gives an overview of a career in the foreign service.
  • Boys just wanna have fun

    San Francisco Bay Guardian recounts the shooting death of a man by his brother after a drunken brawl, and of the trial in which the killer was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter; the two men had been media and countercultural celebrities throughout the '60s and '70s while running a pornography empire.
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    Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the efforts by environmentalists and advocates of the family farm to change the research agenda of land-grant colleges from that of pesticides and biotechnology to that of the environment and sustainable agriculture; university officials are accused of being too closely associated with industrial interests, but officials claim that the efforts of these groups could threaten academic freedom, March 20, 1991.