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Why Texas?
Friday, Mar 27, 2009, 06:10PM CST
By Jennifer Peebles

Texas is a vast, diverse state. That makes it an ideal testing ground for a new model of watchdog journalism. If our group is successful here, we believe the model could be implemented in other parts of the country.

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