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The best journalism has power and impact, whether it’s changing how people relate to each other or holding public officials accountable. Here are a few of those stories.

Digging deeper

ResponsibleOhio investors to sell shares in pot growing companies (Aug. 12, 2015) [web]

Deep-pocketed casinos, others drown out efforts by Internet cafe owners to save their businesses: Follow the Money (June 18, 2014) [web]

Most smoking fines go unpaid (Sept. 15, 2013) [story | web]
– Database created from thousands of state health department records [web]

By our own hand: Suicide in Wyoming, contributing writer (September 2011)
– Wyoming family follows long path to healing from suicide [storyweb]

Daily stories

Ohio Rep. withdraws bill abolishing Cleveland Housing Court after questions about conflict of interest (June 2, 2016) [web]

Ohio Senate votes to defund Planned Parenthood (Oct. 21, 2015)
[web]

FitzGerald went 10 years without valid, permanent Ohio driver’s license, records indicate (Aug. 5, 2014)
[web]

Wyoming state superintendent requests employee status changes (Aug. 7, 2011) [story | web]

Budget analysis: End of the ‘Path’ (July 5, 2010)
[PDF | web]

Features

Read some of Secretary of State Jon Husted’s hate mail (January 2016)
[storyslideshow]

Program offers dropouts discipline, GED (July 12, 2010)
[storyPDFweb]

Health: MU volunteers reach trauma victims worldwide (May 16, 2008)
[PDF | Web]

Music: Shining on
OffBeat music magazine, June 2009
[web]

Homes: Artist in residence
Profile of artist James Michalopoulos’s home, New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles, April 2009
[web]