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PEOPLE
Manning Acquitted on Aiding the Enemy
But still faces up to 136 years for making the government look bad.
Berlusconi Conviction Upheld
On some totally boring fraud charge.
 
BUSINESS
Boston Globe, Bought for $1.1 Billion in 1993 by New York Times, Sold to Owner of Red Sox for $70 Million
And rights to revival of “No, No, Nanette.”
Caesar's Reports Another
Quarterly Loss

Blames unanticipated run of bad luck.
 
MEDIA
Limbaugh Losing His Radio Outlet
You'll still be able to hear him within a couple of blocks of his house.
 
ENTERTAINMENT
DOGTV, 24/7 Programming for Dogs, Debuts on Cable
So far, cats only have a satellite radio channel.
SCIENCE
First Lab-Grown Hamburger, Made From Stem Cells, to Be Served Next Week in London
With lettuce, pickles, special sauce and bun also made from stem cells.
 
HEALTH / MEDICINE
FDA Issues Tougher Standards for Gluten-Free Labels
They must now explain, in clear, unambiguous language, just what the hell gluten is.
 
ENVIRONMENT
  Group Produces Map of Every Pipeline Spill Since 1986
So what's one more? ask Keystone proponents.
 
LAW
North Carolina Law Allows Concealed Weapons in Playgrounds, Bars
Wherever responsible adults gather.

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