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Revenge edits at Wikipedia
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The law that applies to the Justice Department's sleuthing of AP reporters
It would appear that the DOJ blatantly violated its own guidelines and the checks to prevent these kinds of surveillance.
Craigslist fights for its monopoly
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Liberals try to thwart sale of LA Times to conservative Koch brothers
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Inspiration for Marge Simpson lived in Everett
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NBC's Pete Williams outdid CNN with quality, accuracy on manhunt
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