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Lance Williams

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Investigative reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting and California Watch; co-author of Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports

Lance Williams on KCRW

President Obama h  as agreed to forgive more than $170 million of debt owed by former students of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges. The company filed for bankruptcy last year.

Who Got Rich Off the $1.3 Billion Student Debt Crisis?

President Obama h as agreed to forgive more than $170 million of debt owed by former students of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges. The company filed for bankruptcy last year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A recent investigation revealed that a Bel Air property owner's been using 11.8 million gallons of water a year — at a cost of $90,000 a month.

Should the Biggest Water Wasters Be Punished?

A recent investigation revealed that a Bel Air property owner's been using 11.8 million gallons of water a year — at a cost of $90,000 a month.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Some of the state’s highest water officials are also its biggest water wasters, according to a new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting.

The Water Wasters

Some of the state’s highest water officials are also its biggest water wasters, according to a new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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