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WTHR accepts duPont-Columbia Award for 13 Investigates "Charity Caught on Camera"

WTHR's 13 Investigates team was honored with a prestigious duPont-Columbia Award Wednesday night in a ceremony at Columbia University.
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NEW YORK (WTHR) - WTHR's 13 Investigates team was honored with a prestigious duPont-Columbia Award Wednesday night in a ceremony at Columbia University.

Indianapolis native Jane Pauley presented the award as she shared the stage with NBC News' Lester Holt.

Senior investigative reporter Bob Segall accepted the award after the team exposed troubling conditions and mismanagement at a Grant County homeless shelter.

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The reporting led to significant changes in the Rescue Mission's physical conditions and in its leadership.

Read the "Charity Caught on Camera" series here.