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A-Rod, Exploiting the Disabled and Army Problems

POSTED: 05:41 PM ET, 02/13/2009 by Derek Kravitz

The editors at Post Investigations have scoured the nation's top in-depth and investigative reports from this past week and selected their most interesting finds.

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A-Rod Tested Positive for Steroids in '03 » It came as a shock to the baseball world this week when one of its biggest stars, New York Yankees shortstop Alex Rodriguez, told ESPN's Peter Gammons that he took steroids while he was a member of the Texas Rangers in 2003. His revelation followed a Sports Illustrated story that found Rodriguez had tested positive for anabolic steroids twice that year, despite his earlier denials. Rodriguez, a member of the league's most storied franchise, joins a growing list of stars linked to steroids. — Sports Illustrated

Company Accused of Exploiting the Disabled » Federal police, state health inspectors and county prosecutors descended on an eastern Iowa town over the weekend, launching a major investigation into the care and treatment of a group of mentally retarded men working at a turkey farm and ordering an emergency evacuation of the men's living quarters. Payroll records show the men, some of whom have worked at Henry's Turkey Service for more than 30 years, were paid as little as $65 per month while living in deplorable conditions. — Des Moines Register

Deaths and Suicides in Army Ranks On The Rise » A rash of preventable suicides, avoidable drug overdoses and other unexplained deaths illustrate continuing problems with the Army's health care system. The situation, at least at some Army posts, continues to deteriorate, officials and family members of dead Army officers say. A seven-part series, "Coming Home," details the myriad problems. — Salon

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