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Chasing Caseynew

America's top not-guilty murderess is holed up in Geauga County AND WE TRACK HER DOWN.
Cleveland Scene  |  Kyle Swenson  |  08-10-2011  |  Crime & Justice

Fourteen Fascinating Things from the Investigation of Portland's Mayornew

Behind the report Oregon Attorney General John Kroger released regarding the investigation of Portland Mayor Sam Adams' relationship with Beau Breedlove is an extraordinary amount of detail even the casual observer should find fascinating.
Willamette Week  |  Nigel Jaquiss, Beth Slovic and James Pitkin  |  06-24-2009  |  Politics

Oregon Episcopal School's Headmaster Resigns After Racy Emails Surfacenew

The headmaster at Oregon Episcopal School resigned Monday after suggestive emails he sent from his work account to another man circulated among parents.
Willamette Week  |  Beth Slovic  |  06-03-2009  |  Education

David Lineal Reaches Out to Illinois' Beleaguered Governor in Songnew

The frontman of the local pysch-pop band Bird Names recorded For the Love of Rod, a bizarre song cycle celebrating the governor, in 2005. He gave CD-Rs to a few friends, but the music never saw a proper release. Within hours of Blagojevich's arrest, though, he'd posted it as a free download on the Bird Names site.
Chicago Reader  |  Liam Warfield  |  12-22-2008  |  Music

Pat Quinn: Illinois Governor in Waitingnew

As Illinois lawmakers consider impeachment of Gov. Rod Blagojevich, his lieutenant governor prepares to go from maverick to main man.
Illinois Times  |  R.L. Nave  |  12-19-2008  |  Politics

Dirty Democracynew

Sexual politics have never been more -- perhaps because there's so much sex in politics. A sexpert sorts us out.
Boston Phoenix  |  James Parker  |  12-18-2008  |  Comedy

Miley Cyrus with Her Back Exposed! The Horror!new

Disney may own the rights to Hannah Montana, but Miley Cyrus is a human being. Sure, she's a star and a zillionaire and everything, but she's still a teenage girl. The idea that she must studiously avoid anything that smacks of maturity is ridiculous.
Weekly Alibi  |  Benjamin Radford  |  05-20-2008  |  Commentary

Outing Cardinal Egannew

A priest's lawsuit alleges the Catholic Church is hiding pedophile clergy -- and offers a stunning reason why.
The Village Voice  |  Kristen Lombardi  |  02-08-2006  |  Religion

Gossip Columnist Says Newsday Unfairly Ended Her Contractnew

Liz Smith contests Newsday's claim her column is ending because her contract expired. She says the matter is "all about money" and "making the newspaper look better to its Chicago owners."
Long Island Press  |  Kenny Herzog  |  04-01-2005  |  Media

Cop-Union Boss Goes Down Swingingnew

Bob Beck, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, plans to retire at the end of this year, but first he wants to defeat Mayor Jane Campbell and amend the city charter to kill off two-thirds of City Council seats -- payback for the layoff of 250 cops.
Cleveland Scene  |  Kevin Hoffman  |  01-12-2005  |  Politics

Unbelievable! Newsday Continues Its Circulation Fraudsnew

Even with federal agents and Long Island Press hot on its trail, Newsday continues to dump ad circulars directly at dumps and recycling centers. It also reactivates deadbeat customers to inflate its circulation figures, the Long Island Press reports.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski and Timothy Bolger  |  11-10-2004  |  Media

Immaculate Deception: The Archbishop's Dirty Little Secretsnew

Raymond Burke, the new archbishop of St. Louis, seemed to have tended his garden well while bishop of the Diocese of LaCrosse, which reported a low rate of clergy convictions for sexual misconduct. But some members of his former flock say if clergy sex abuse cases were few and far between, it was because Burke was a master at keeping a lid on them.
Riverfront Times  |  Malcolm Gay  |  08-27-2004  |  Religion

Story of Buchanan Baby Helped Bush Win White Housenew

During the 2000 presidential campaign, longtime Republican dirty-tricks operative Roger Stone pushed an unsubstantiated rumor that Reform Party candidate Patrick Buchanan had had an illegitimate child while he was a Georgetown undergraduate and had paid the mother to keep it secret.
The Village Voice  |  Wayne Barrett and Jessie Singer  |  05-19-2004  |  Politics

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