Star Safety Ratings, long helpful to car buyers, now languish in the breakdown lane

ByEric Kulisch FairWarning Grade inflation in school makes it difficult to distinguish who is actually achieving in the classroom. The

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Florida’s ‘cash register justice’ leaves many felons still ineligible to vote despite passage of Amendment 4

By Claire Goforth Ten years ago, Rosemary McCoy never would have imagined that today she’d be in a Jacksonville library,

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Overhauling justice: New breed of prosecutors and aggressive reform agendas gain public support

By Claire Goforth After spending more than 42 years in prison for murder and attempted murder, Nathan Myers and Clifford

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In Florida, where reforms are slow to arrive, cash bail remains the law of the land

By Claire Goforth The widespread practice of requiring bond on the vast majority of cases has led to what many

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ATV deaths top 15,000 threshold in latest government report

By Eli Wolfe and Myron Levin FloridaBulldog.org Since the early 1980s, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has conducted a grim

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As Florida jails more kids than any other state, criminal justice reform is again on the table in Tallahassee

By Deirdra Funcheon Thanks to decades of tough-on-crime policies, Florida now has the third-largest prison population in the United States

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Headlines and links to Florida Bulldog’s five years of reporting on Gov. Rick Scott

From a Miami reader of Florida Bulldog: “Your series on [Gov. Rick] Scott and corruption has been terrific and significant.

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Violence against emergency room staffers seen as increasing

By Eli Wolfe FairWarning Slaps, kicks, bites and curses are daily hazards faced by staff in hundreds of emergency rooms.

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Florida still a dismal swamp for cigarette makers fighting death and injury claims

By Noreen Marcus FairWarning During the 1990s, legal assaults on the tobacco industry spawned the largest and most expensive civil

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Amid dramatic growth of U.S. drone fleet, federal safety oversight lags

By Paul Feldman FairWarning As the nation’s fleet of small recreational and commercial drones keeps soaring — the government projects nearly

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How America Got Hooked On A Deadly Drug

By Fred Schulte Kaiser Health News Purdue Pharma left almost nothing to chance in its whirlwind marketing of its new

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Amid rush to deploy driverless cars, federal regulators urged to keep hands on the wheel

By Paul Feldman FairWarning The era of driverless vehicles appears to be rapidly approaching, raising a bevy of urgent questions

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First Amendment claims seen as Rx for drug makers, headache for consumers

By Paul Raeburn FairWarning Off-label promotion has long been considered a serious white-collar crime. The FDA has fined drug companies

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Don’t drive distracted, wireless industry says, but safety advocates want more than talk

By Myron Levin FairWarning In recent years thousands have died on the nation’s highways, mostly in ones and twos, as

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New lookup to tell what’s in your water in South Florida and around the country

By Dan Ross FairWarning Want to know what hazards might be lurking in your local water supply? An updated online

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Fraud and billing mistakes cost Medicare – and taxpayers – tens of billions last year

By Fred Schulte /b> Kaiser Health News Federal health officials made more than $16 billion in improper payments to private

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Scientists urge tighter scrutiny of germ-fighting chemicals

By Paul Feldman FairWarning More than 200 scientists and public health advocates are urging regulators to take a closer look

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Headlight recall turns high beams on GM’s safety vow

By Christopher Jensen FairWarning Three years ago, General Motors chief executive Mary Barra vowed a new pro-safety attitude after admitting

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Gridlock on Anti-Lock Brakes Baffles Motorcycle Safety Advocates

By Rick Schmitt and Paul Feldman FairWarning After a long downward trend, U.S. traffic deaths are on the rise again,

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A moving story: Crooked movers victimize customers and usually get away with it

By Brian Joseph FairWarning.org About 35 million Americans will make local or long-distance moves over the next year, and many

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‘We are a law firm’: How telemarketers sold false hope to homeowners struggling to pay mortgages

By Fred Schulte Center for Public Integrity The post ‘We are a law firm’: How telemarketers sold false hope to

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‘We are a law firm’: How telemarketers sold false hope to homeowners struggling to pay mortgages

By Fred Schulte Center for Public Integrity The post ‘We are a law firm’: How telemarketers sold false hope to

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‘We are a law firm’: How telemarketers sold false hope to homeowners struggling to pay mortgages

By Fred Schulte Center for Public Integrity The post ‘We are a law firm’: How telemarketers sold false hope to

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‘We are a law firm’: How telemarketers sold false hope to homeowners struggling to pay mortgages

By Fred Schulte Center for Public Integrity The post ‘We are a law firm’: How telemarketers sold false hope to

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VIDEO: 15 Years Later, Unanswered Questions of 9/11

Presented by Florida Bulldog  and Nova Southeastern University. Dan Christensen, editor and founder of the nonprofit news organization,  moderated a panel

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VIDEO: 15 Years Later, Unanswered Questions of 9/11

Presented by Florida Bulldog  and Nova Southeastern University. Dan Christensen, editor and founder of the nonprofit news organization,  moderated a panel

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Heavy-spending trucking industry pushes Congress to relax safety rules

By Brian Joseph FairWarning.org Big rig crashes kill nearly 4,000 Americans each year and injure more than 85,000. Fatalities involving

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Speaking up for safety can lead to retaliation against workers

By Stuart Silverstein and Brian Joseph FairWarning As both a veteran railroad worker and union official responsible for safety, Mike

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The color of debt: How collection suits squeeze black neighborhoods

By Paul Kiel and Annie Waldman ProPublica On a recent afternoon, the new African-American mayor of the St. Louis suburb

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White House wants more aggressive effort on Medicare, Medicaid billing errors

By Fred Schulte Center for Public Integrity White House budget director Shaun Donovan called for a “more aggressive strategy” to

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