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Two months after The Daily Chronicle, which covers several communities in and around DeKalb County in Illinois, began its series on the condition of the public drinking water system in Sycamore, Illinois has stepped in to help clean up the system to replace lead pipes that were delivering water to residents. The state has allocated $1,606,426 in funding to Sycamore ...

For much of 2021, the Mississippi Center for Investigative reporting zeroed in on the human cost of diabetes, a killer disease that over the past three years has killed more Americans than every war since World War 1. The Mississippi Delta is ground zero in that fight, with the greatest frequency of diabetes found anywhere in the United States. With ...

The Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general has begun to probe the agency’s response to reports of side effects of pet collars with pesticides that can be released into pets’ fur, more than seven years after EPA began evaluating complaints about the collars. The Seresto collars were the subject of more than 75,000 adverse incidents, including 2,340 pet deaths since it ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism is accepting proposals for grants to cover the expenses of investigative stories that break new ground and uncover wrongdoing in the public or private sectors. Grants are for up to $10,000 for stories on any topic. Proposals are due Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Journalists whose proposals are accepted will be notified ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism is accepting proposals for grants to cover the expenses of investigative stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing in the public or private sectors related to threats to democracy in the U.S. These can include, for example, investigative stories on barriers to voting, voter suppression, misinformation, political influence in election systems, efforts to undermine ...