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Blind Spot: Miners died while their bosses refused safety equipment

The mining industry has fought rules on equipment like backup cameras since the 1990s, even though regulators say using them on heavy equipment could save lives.


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Congressman demands answers after Center investigation into missing plutonium

Congressman Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, called for answers in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry after the Center for Public Integrity's reporting on undisclosed amounts of plutonium and cesium stolen from the backseat of a vehicle in San Antonio.

House bill cites Center investigation into tobacco smuggling

Our 2009 series, Tobacco Underground, on the booming global trade in smuggled cigarettes, was cited in a House bill introduced in March, titled the 'Combating the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products Act.'

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How special interest groups achieve their goals by enlisting friendly lawmakers to quietly push ‘model legislation’ in statehouses nationwide.

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