James McNair is a veteran investigative reporter who specializes in business and finance issues. McNair has spent nearly 30 years in journalism, having worked as a staff reporter for the Miami Herald and the Cincinnati Enquirer, among other newspapers. His reporting has unearthed fraudulent schemes and unethical business practices, as well as numerous swindles and scams. He most recently worked as an independent researcher for a hedge fund. An Army brat, McNair moved frequently, but graduated high school outside Fort Campbell, Ky. He served three years in the Army himself and later earned a B.A. of Journalism from the University of Kentucky. McNair has also written for CityBeat in Cincinnati, where he chronicled the off-field problems of a major league pitcher and testing discrepancies at a local high school.
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As Michael McCall winds down his 16-year career as president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, he will leave behind an operation… Read Story
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