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Southern news of the weird

By R. Neal
December 1, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Make up your own jokes... Item: An Alabama man was charged with indecent exposure after several women reported being approached by a man wearing see-through pants.

Still time to pitch in for Investigative Fund fundraiser

November 23, 2005 - Our end-of-the-year fundraiser to benefit our Investigative Fund -- sponsor of Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch and other muckraking initiatives -- is still going strong. THANK YOU to all who have donated almost $3,000 to help us sponsor the best investigative journalists to tackle the South's toughest issues.

Intel veterans against torture

November 21, 2005 - A follow-up to our earlier post about fake CIA airline companies in NC and TN that are used to shuttle terror suspects to torture-friendly countries: Jason Vest, a contributor to Southern Exposure, has

Light blogging

November 10, 2005 - Will be light blogging today and tomorrow, with The Blogger Formerly Known as South Knox Bubba on vacation and the Institute gearing up to launch an exciting project next week (stay tuned!).