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Mitch Perry Report for 4.19.16 – Bernie Sanders goes after Hillary Clinton for violating campaign finance laws

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Welcome to April 19, the 23rd anniversary of the Waco siege and the 21st anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. And now today’s NY state primary, which, by the shape of things, could be pretty anti-climactic. Donald Trump‘s victory is a given, and right now most polls have Bernie Sanders down by double-digits to Hillary Clinton. The Sanders campaign made news yesterday by going public with a complaint that has been big on the Internets over the past couple of weeks…

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Will ‘Failure Factories’ win the Times another Pulitzer Prize?

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Readers of the Tampa Bay Times online and print editions read every day that the paper has won 10 Pulitzer Prizes. Will that number increase to 11 later today? “Failure Factories,” the Times’ investigation into Pinellas County public schools, has won a slew of prestigious national awards since its publication last summer, but the Pulitzer is the big one, and it undoubtedly will be given strong consideration. The investigation, researched and reported by Cara Fitzpatrick, Lisa Garter, Michael LaForgia and Nathalie Lash, showed how the…

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