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Agency Shaded Reports on Employees African Safari

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The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is seeing things more clearly these days, and so is the public, thanks to the efforts of retired optometrist Lee Albright. He and his wife, Paulette, won a lawsuit against the agency for overcharging for records. The court also said the agency had improperly redacted more than 70 pages of information, data that showed the department, despite claiming budget problems, paid more than $11,000 for an African hunting trip for three employees. (6/6/05)

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