verb (used with object), in·ves·ti·gat·ed, in·ves·ti·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), in·ves·ti·gat·ed, in·ves·ti·gat·ing.
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He also recommended stricter state requirements that would allow officials to investigate suspected cases of voters who may be on the state’s voter rolls but are no longer eligible to vote in Georgia.Live updates: Georgia secretary of state issues correction, saying certification of its general election results is still under way|John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz, Michelle Lee|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The lab’s director, Jeffrey Parker, sent an email to nursing homes, saying it was investigating test results.Hogan’s first batch of coronavirus tests from South Korea were flawed, never used|Steve Thompson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
ISBE investigated the district after a complaint last December by an occupational therapist at one of the schools.National Ban on School Use of Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress|by Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Meanwhile, the researchers used an X-ray laser to investigate how the structure of the water changed, based on how the X-rays scattered.Supercooled water has been caught morphing between two forms|Emily Conover|November 19, 2020|Science News
This was the strategy Tuchman used in a study last year, to investigate the impact of TV advertising for e-cigarettes.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) (Ep. 440)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 19, 2020|Freakonomics
E.J. Graff, senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, is the author of What Is Marriage For?The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Attkisson, meanwhile, has been fighting the same uphill battle that other investigative reporters are waging.Was Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Too Right-Wing for CBS?|Lloyd Grove|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The police department, despite public belief, is substantially upping patrol and investigative measures.
Garcia-Roberts, a veteran of alternative weeklies, is currently an investigative reporter for the Long Island newspaper Newsday.
I do not think Mr. Lawson got in this investigative part at all.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
After this happened, I immediately set up an investigative team to try to find out what happened.Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It was three weeks and more after Governor Marston's call summoning the Assembly for an investigative session.The Grafters|Francis Lynde
We are just as interested in protecting the security of your investigative processes as you are.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It is unnecessary to review the rapid rise of investigative work in this field.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess