Millions of Americans’ Medical Images and Data Are Available on the Internet. Anyone Can Take a Peek.

Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a Web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years.

By Jack Gillum, Jeff Kao and Jeff Larson, ProPublica  |  Tue Sep 17 11:15:00 PDT 2019
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Addicted to Fines: A Special Report

Hundreds of small cities and towns throughout the country rely significantly on fines to fund their budgets.

By Mike Maciag  |  Wed Aug 21 14:00:00 PDT 2019
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Where the Government Workforce Is (And Isn't) Keeping Up With Growth

Per capita public employment dropped the most in Alaska and Arizona, while other states are expanding their workforces.

By Michael Maciag  |  Wed Aug 28 01:00:00 PDT 2019
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Where Nonprofits Are Most Prevalent in America

When a community is in fiscal trouble, nonprofits are often a big help. But some places have far fewer of them.

By Mike Maciag  |  Wed Aug 14 00:00:00 PDT 2019
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Latest Data Sets

Areas With Most Local Governments Map

Maps shows where cities, towns and other local governments are most concentrated.

By Michael Maciag  |  Thu May 30 01:00:00 PDT 2019
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Born and Raised: The Parts of America Where People Don't Leave

Why do some counties have vastly more native-born residents than others?

By Michael Maciag  |  Fri Mar 01 01:00:00 PST 2019
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Numbers of Nonprofits By Metro Area

Total locally focused nonprofits and nonprofits per capita by metro area.

By Michael Maciag  |  Fri Jul 26 09:00:00 PDT 2019
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County Migration Rates

Data showing domestic migration and international migration for U.S. counties.

By Michael Maciag  |  Thu Apr 18 09:00:00 PDT 2019
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City Building and Construction Permits: Annual Statistics

Numbers of construction permits by city, jurisdictions permitting the most new units.

By Michael Maciag  |  Fri Mar 15 10:00:00 PDT 2019
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Floodplain Population Data for U.S. Counties, Local Areas

Population data for residents living in areas prone to flooding and growth estimates for U.S. counties.

By Mike Maciag  |  Wed Aug 01 09:00:00 PDT 2018
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Federal Employee Salaries By State

Numbers of federal workers in each state, broken out by salary level.

By Michael Maciag  |  Tue Feb 05 02:00:00 PST 2019
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Analysis: The Winners and Losers of Retail's Transformation

Retail employment data for local areas suggests some places are benefiting significantly from e-commerce, while much of the rest of the country is lagging far behind.

By Michael Maciag  |  Thu Jun 28 11:00:00 PDT 2018
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Analysis: Where Governments Are Losing the Most Revenues To Tax Abatements


By Michael Maciag  |  Thu Apr 26 08:00:00 PDT 2018
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Residential Segregation Data for U.S. Metro Areas

Measures of segregation for different demographic groups, including whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians.

By Michael Maciag  |  Thu Jan 24 01:00:00 PST 2019
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School Segregation Data for U.S. Metro Areas

Measures of school segregation between black and white students.

By Michael Maciag  |  Thu Jan 24 01:00:00 PST 2019
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Pedestrian, Cyclist Fatality Data By Lighting Conditions

Metro area and county statistics on numbers of pedestrian deaths in dark, daylight and other lighting conditions.

By Michael Maciag  |  Mon Jan 07 09:00:00 PST 2019
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Neighborhoods Where Black Men Are Missing

Ratios of black men to black women serve as proxy for mass incarceration and other socioeconomic issues.

By Michael Maciag  |  Tue Jan 29 09:00:00 PST 2019
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White Flight in Illinois Map

Maps show changes in the white population since 1980.

By Michael Maciag  |  Thu Jan 24 01:00:00 PST 2019
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Telework Data for Metro Areas

Numbers of workers who work from home vary across regions. See data showing the prevalence of telecommuting by metro area.

By Michael Maciag  |  Tue Sep 25 14:00:00 PDT 2018
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