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.’s latest feature is a gripping account of how easy was for one personal trainer to commit insurance fraud - to the tune of millions of dollars $$ (and also how that contributes to rising health care costs for all of us) 👇👇👇
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In the United States today, 76% of African-Americans die without a will, more than twice the percentage of white Americans who do. This leaves their land vulnerable to loopholes in the law. w/ the :
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The latest in our coverage: The Trump tax overhaul meant more people filing for free — so execs came up with a solution: charge more low-income Americans. And it worked. Quarterly rev went up 10% — to $2.2 *billion*
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Ken Armstrong Jul 19
When Ricky Joyner was questioned by police in Elkhart, Ind., he was free to leave at any time. That's what the Indiana Supreme Court said, anyway. We got the video—and if Joyner was free to leave, he sure didn't know that.
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Apple News Jul 19
Health insurers make it easy for scammers to steal millions. Who pays? You. (via )
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Richard Tofel Jul 17
What do Claude Rains and the government of Pakistan have in common?
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911 recordings used to be public record in Rhode Island. Then, the wife of a “rising star” in the Attorney General’s office called 911 re: domestic abuse. Local TV played the tape. He kept his job. Then, the legislature made recordings private.
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The agent said the damning descriptions of the facilities are “more substantiated than not.” And, while he didn’t embrace the term concentration camp, he didn’t dispute it either.
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Will Evans Jul 17
While awaiting trial, a 20-yr-old was choked to death and left to decompose for a full day before guards noticed... One of the deadly consequences of CA counties failing to upgrade their aging, run-down jails. by &
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Robert Faturechi Jul 17
In California, officials have awarded money for 65 jail construction projects since realignment began eight years ago. Only 11 have opened. Meanwhile, more inmates being killed. More important work from +
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Kyle Hopkins Jul 18
When he applied to work as a city police officer, this registered sex offender didn’t think he’d actually get the job. He was wrong.
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If you haven't read 's exposé on black land loss in the south from last week, now's the time:
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Charles Ornstein Jul 17
Great to see story on secrecy of 911 calls in Rhode Island on the front page of today! Read it here. 👉 Going Quiet: More States Are Hiding 911 Recordings From Families, Lawyers and the General Public
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Derrick Clifton Jul 17
Who likes getting parking tickets in Chicago? Nobody.🙅🏽‍♀️ Who gets saddled with steep fines/fees because of a system that relies on ticketing for revenue? Everyone—especially African Americans + people with low income.💸 You can spark change. Start here.📢
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Hello the unroll you asked for: Thread by : "1/ A woman discovered her ex husband was defrauding health insurance companies for millions. She tried bringing him to j […]" Have a good day. 🤖
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ProPublica Illinois Jul 17
New: We’ve created an event toolkit to help communities start or continue conversations about how Chicago’s parking and vehicle ticketing system drives motorists into debt and jeopardizes livelihoods.
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Eric Umansky Jul 16
What’s it like to lose your humanity in your job? This: By
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ProPublica Jul 19
1/ Ricky Joyner was convicted of murder w/ questionable evidence & a controversial interrogation. It’s 1 example of Elkhart, Indiana's troubled criminal justice system, which began investigating last yr. Let’s talk other examples..
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ProPublica Jul 16
1/ The 2017 tax law threatened TurboTax maker Intuit’s profits. So the company decided to address the threat by charging more lower-income Americans to file their taxes. Here’s how it all went down — and how we at found out about it. 👇🏽👇🏽
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Derek Willis Jul 16
ICYMI: FEC Itemizer has 2020 presidential candidate financial summaries through June 30:
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