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6pm , Tuesday, January 16, 2018

#284 Inside the Water Drain

In October 2017, the Chicago Tribune published The Water Drain, a multi-part series investigating water rates throughout the Chicago region. Tribune reporters Ted Gregory, Patrick O’Connell and Cecilia Reyes with walk us through their findings and how they reported this series.

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Inside the Water Drain
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