The Peabody Awards

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  • The Cost of Troubled Minds
    2014
    The Cost of Troubled Minds

    In KVUE's exemplary expose of Texas' critically inadequate care for its mentally ill, reporter Andy Pierrotti bolsters statistical documentation with specific case studies to powerful...

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  • Hanford’s Dirty Secrets
    2013
    Hanford’s Dirty Secrets

    The Hanford Nuclear Reservation, along a stretch of the Columbia River 200 miles from Seattle, is considered the most dangerous nuclear dump in the United...

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  • Louisiana Purchased
    2013
    Louisiana Purchased

    In their exhaustive investigation of campaign finance in the Pelican state, WVUE-TV and NOLA.com revealed illegal activities, dubious practices and feeble ethics enforcement. The New...

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  • NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Questions of Influence
    2013
    NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Questions of Influence

    Assessing the practical impact of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s vow to “run state government like a business,” WTVF-TV’s reporters found that the outsourcing of government...

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  • Coverage of Boston Marathon Bombings
    2013
    Coverage of Boston Marathon Bombings

    Out in force to cover the annual marathon, both WBZ-TV and Newsradio 1030 had a journalistic advantage when the bombs detonated. WBZ-TV was the only...

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  • Ford Escape: Exposing a Deadly Defect
    2012
    Ford Escape: Exposing a Deadly Defect

    It’s every parent’s nightmare: to see your child in danger, but not be able to help. Saige Bloom was driving her 2002 Ford Escape when...

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  • Investigating the IRS
    2012
    Investigating the IRS

    In an extensive series of reports, Bob Segall and the WTHR investigative news team uncovered massive fraud costing American taxpayers billions of dollars. They also...

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  • Investigating the Fire
    2012
    Investigating the Fire

    On March 24, 2012, the Colorado State Forest Service set a controlled fire, also known as a prescribed burn, on Denver Water Department lands. The...

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  • Breaking News: Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School
    2012
    Breaking News: Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School

    This is the kind of story no news organization wishes to encounter. It is also the kind of story that must be told and told...

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  • Toxic Secrets
    2011
    Toxic Secrets

    In late 2010, Army veteran Steve House contacted the investigative news unit of CBS News 5. House was dying and wanted to give an account...

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  • Their Crime, Your Dime
    2011
    Their Crime, Your Dime

    When the KING-TV news department began an investigation of welfare fraud in their communities, the surprise was just how easily the schemes could be uncovered....

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  • Desert Underwater
    2011
    Desert Underwater

    Las Vegas is the epicenter of the housing market collapse. When KLAS began its special report on this issue, 63 percent of homes in the...

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