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Mar 17, 2012

CARE2 - Stop the Killing in Syria, Mar 17, 2012

 "The parents of this little boy from Homs have been killed by a rocket attack. He survived, but hundreds of other children in Syria have died or been seriously injured in the violence which continues.
Even in the worst conflicts, children have rights and must be protected. With your help, Save the Children can increase pressure to stop the killing and give us access to those in need. "

CBS World News, Mar 17, 2012

Polls show little US popular support for Israeli attack on Iran
Arab American News
According to the survey by the University of Maryland's program onInternational Policy Attitudes (PIPA), only one in four US respondents favors an Israeli strike, while nearly seven in 10 (69 percent), including a strong majority of Republicans (59 ...
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Gay rights group hails NJ verdict
WRGB
He could get up to 10 years in prison, by some estimates -- and he could be deported to his native India, even though he has lived legally in the US since he was a young boy. During the trial, Ravi's lawyer argued that the freshman wasn't motivated by ...
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More than 100 homes damaged as tornados hit Mich.
WRGB
078-a-10-(Verna McDaniel, County Administrator, Washtenaw (WAHSH'-teh-naw) County, in AP interview)-"in certain areas"-Washtenaw County Administrator Verna McDaniel says dozens of families in the Dexter area are homeless now, after the storm.
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NBC finds reason for Thursday cheer
Radio & Television Business Report
By RBR-TVBR on Mar, 16 2012 with Comments 0 * At 8 pm ET, “Community” (2.2/7 in 18-49, 4.9 million viewers) delivered NBC's highest non-sports rating in the time period in nearly 14 months (since January 27, 2011) and biggest overall audience excluding ...
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NBC to debut three new, returning series
Radio & Television Business Report
By Carl Marcucci on Mar, 16 2012 with Comments 0 NBC unveiled premiere dates for three new and returning series for Summer 2012 that include the return of “Love in the Wild” (Thursday, 6/7, 8-10 pm ET), the series debut of “Saving Hope” (working title; ...
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2012 NCAA Tournament Round Of 64 Open Thread 3.16.12
Rock Chalk Talk (blog)
by Owen on Mar 16, 2012 10:15 AM CDT in Kansas Jayhawk Basketball 2011-12 Day two. Yesterday was filled with a lot of chalk and only two upsets to speak of. And honestly when the two upsets are from the 5 v 12 and a 6 v 11 they hardly feel like upsets ...
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FSU vs St Bonaventure preview
Tomahawk Nation
by Michael Rogner on Mar 16, 2012 10:51 AM EDT in FSU Basketball The first day of the NCAA tournament passed without any major upsets, and FSU hopes to do their part to keep that trend going today. The opponent is St. Bonaventure, a tiny school in the ...
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And then there were 48: NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Friday Morning Second ...
California Golden Blogs (blog)
Especially when that team is from the school that got a Rose Bowl spot instead of us back in 04 by stevvy89 on Mar 16, 2012 10:09 AM PDT up reply actions They scored 30% more than we did in the first half against a much better team.
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Harry on Commonwealth Tour and Queen Elizabeth
IBTimes UK
By Darshana Sugathan | Mar 16, 2012 09:53 AM EDT Prince Harry has been travelling to a number of Commonwealth countries, in the recent few weeks, on behalf of the Queen, as the UK celebrates its monarch's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.
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IBTimes UK
NFL Draft Links: A Free Agency Breather
Gang Green Nation (blog)
by David_Wyatt on Mar 16, 2012 5:55 PM EDT Just because we are waist deep in free agency doesn't mean we can't take a step back and take a look at the draft. Pro days are flying in at the moment, players are either raising their stock or lowering their ...
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NCAA Tournament 2012 Schedule, Bracket, Announcers And Live Streaming Information
SB Nation
All times are Eastern. San Diego St. vs. NC State, 12:40 pm PT, truTV (Columbus) Florida State vs. St. Bonaventure, 2:45 pm (tentative), CBS (Nashville) North Carolina vs. Lamar/Vermont, 4:10 pm (tentative), TBS (Greensboro) Missouri vs.
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SIX QUESTIONS WITH RANDY 'EL MATADOR' CABALLERO
PhilBoxing.com
NEW YORK (March 16, 2012) - Randy "El Matador" Caballero's manager Cameron Dunkin feels his fighter is at the top of a long list of hugely talented Coachella Valley boxers who are ready to bust out and contend for multipleworld championships.
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Ohio State, Wisconsin and Indiana cruise to victories in NCAA 2nd Round
BT Powerhouse (blog)
by apy5000 on Mar 16, 2012 1:40 PM CDT in Game Recaps In the non-conference season, wins that Big Ten teams earned on Friday would not be a very big deal. However, at this time of year, nothing can be taken for granted, because every season we see ...
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Friday Live Thread No. 1: Tossups Galore
Rock M Nation (blog)
6 Cincinnati vs. No. 11 Texas (CBS) Midwest Region: No. 6 San Diego State vs. No. 11 NC State (TruTV) Midwest Region: No. 8 Creighton vs. No. 9 Alabama (TBS) West Region: No. 7 Florida vs. No. 10 Virginia (TNT) East Region: No. 3 Florida State vs. No.
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Evening News Online, 03.10.12 - CBS News Video
CBS News video: Evening News Online, 03.10.12 - Saturday: The Republican candidates adjust their ... CBS Evening News ... March 10, 2012 6:57 PM ...
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Suspect arrested in Wash. courthouse attack - CBS Atlanta 46
CBS Atlanta 46Suspect arrested in Wash. courthouse attack. Member Center:... Updated: Mar 10, 2012 4:44 PM PST. Saturday, March ... National NewsMore>> ...
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Women's Health Express Rolls Into Fort Worth « CBS Dallas / Fort ...
By Susy Solis, CBS 11 News. March 10, 2012 9:00 PM ... of hormonal contraceptives are classified as Class 1 carcinogens by the World Health Organization.
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Rich Fields' Weather Forecast (March 10) - Yahoo! News
Rich Fields' Weather Forecast (March 10). Sat, Mar 10, 2012 - CBS 2 / KCAL 9 Los Angeles 1:00 | 187 views. Cloud cover is picking up in to the night. Tomorrow ...
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World's tallest man may have stopped growing | Offbeat | KCBY CBS ...
14, 2010 file photo, the then world's shortest man, He Pingping, and world's ...By KVAL News Published: Mar 12, 2012 at 11:01 PM PDT Last Updated: Mar12, ...
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Ratings: “ABC World News” Cuts Total Viewing and Demo Gaps ...
“World News” narrowed its week-to-week gaps with “NBC Nightly News” by ...David Ford. Mar 13, 2012 10:43am ... ABC Newscast Outperforms CBS by Largest ...
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Purse up to $200000, Winner Gets $150000 as World's Top 35 Bull ...
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World weather photos: Nature's wrath on display | News | KEPR ...
World weather photos: Nature's wrath on display ... By BRIAN BAKST Associated Press Published: Mar 14, 2012 at 10:49 AM PDT Last Updated:Mar 14, 2012 at ...
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LOS ANGELES TIMES News, Mar 17, 2012

In-Your-Face Fitness: Humbled by Los Angeles Marathon training
Los Angeles Times
(Riley Brandt) By James S. Fell, Special to the Los Angeles Times For a recreational runner, there's no rite of passage as masochistic as running a marathon. We ache for the battle scars: chafing, blisters and psychosis brought on by trying to figure ...
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Los Angeles Times
LA City Council OKs power-shifting remap
Los Angeles Times
(Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times / March 16, 2012) By David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times The Los Angeles City Council on Friday approved a sweeping plan to redraw the borders of its 15 districts, disregarding lawsuit threats that had been lodged by ...
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Los Angeles Times
Upcoming marathons in Southern California
Los Angeles Times
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times) By Jeannine Stein, Los Angeles Times If all the excitement surrounding the Los Angeles Marathon inspires you to lace up your running shoes, check out these upcoming races around Southern California.
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Los Angeles Times
Sheriff's Dept. accused of purposely not providing air support
Los Angeles Times
(Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times / February 13, 2011) By Robert Faturechi, Los Angeles Times Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators are probing allegations that supervisors from the department's Aero division purposely delayed responding to ...
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Los Angeles Times
Sessions understands his role
SunHerald.com
By MIKE BRESNAHAN - Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- Ramon Sessions wanted to say something before he played his first game with the Los Angeles Lakers. He understood who held the point guard position before him. "(Derek) Fisher was a great guy for ...
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Lakers, Clippers make the grade at the deadline
Bradenton Herald
By BEN BOLCH — Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers are certainly less equipped to handle the final 0.4 of a second in games. Of course, it's usually the first 47 minutes 59.6 seconds that really matter. And in that sense, ...
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Letters: End of the Lakers' Fish story
Los Angeles Times
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times / June 17, 2010) When Derek Fisher came into the NBA, he was too slow, too short, and couldn't make an outside shot consistently. Derek Fisher made himself into a great NBA player by knowing his weaknesses and turning ...
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Los Angeles Times
Rain and cold face LA Marathon runners
Los Angeles Times
(Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times / March 20, 2011) By Baxter Holmes On Sunday, when select Los Angeles streets will be flooded by thousands of runners in the LA Marathon, rain is expected to be their main opponent. Forecasts call for a 60% chance ...
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Los Angeles Times
Lakers run by Twolves in Sessions' debut
Bradenton Herald
By MIKE BRESNAHAN — Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Pry the Los Angeles Lakers out of any arena, make them the home team at Staples Center, and the rest is fairly predictable. It was three-for-one night as the Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, ...
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Lakers beat Minnesota, 97-92, as Bryant scores 28 points
Los Angeles Times (blog)
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times / March 16, 2012) By Mike Bresnahan Point guard Ramon Sessions had seven points, five assists and four rebounds in his first game since the Lakers acquired him Thursday from Cleveland. He played 19 minutes.
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Los Angeles Times (blog)
Couple donates $250000 to Santa Monica College for scholarships
Los Angeles Times
(Ken Hively, Los Angeles Times) By Carla Rivera, Los Angeles Times Santa Monica College's plan to offer some high-demand classes at a premium cost received a boost Thursday with the announcement of a $250000 donation to support scholarships for...
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Los Angeles Times
Kings drop Ducks, 4-2
Bradenton Herald
By HELENE ELLIOTT — Los Angeles Times ANAHEIM, Calif — ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Los Angeles Kings' offense continues to awaken, boosted Friday by help from a defenseman on every goal in their 4-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks at a sold-out and ...
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Doctor pleads not guilty in prescription drug deaths
Los Angeles Times
(Nick Ut / Associated Press / March 16, 2012) By Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times A Rowland Heights physician accused of recklessly prescribing powerful narcotic painkillers pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges in connection with three ...
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Los Angeles Times
Man About Town: City of Angels, that's no angel above
Los Angeles Times
(Katie Falkenberg, For the Los Angeles Times / March 10, 2012) By Chris Erskine Here I go again, cooling the flames of anger through self-discovery. This time, I am piloting a little plane that's not much bigger than a sofa bed, LA winking up at me, ...
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Los Angeles Times
Jennifer Lawrence: In 'Hunger Games,' a heroine for our times
Los Angeles Times
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times / March 1, 2012) By Nicole Sperling,Los Angeles Times Jennifer Lawrence is relishing her last few weeks of anonymity. The 21-year-old actress understands that her starring turn in"The Hunger Games" is about to change her ...
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Los Angeles Times
Five Questions: David Lynch on transcendental meditation
Los Angeles Times
(Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times) By Jeannine Stein, Los Angeles Times We know filmmaker David Lynch for the dark surrealism of "Eraserhead," "Blue Velvet," "Inland Empire" and "Twin Peaks," as well as for his deep, abiding love of coffee.
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Los Angeles Times
LA councilman seeks report on emergency response-time figures
Los Angeles Times
By Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times A Los Angeles councilman introduced a motion Friday that would order the Fire Department to report how it has calculated emergency response times, which have come under scrutiny because of discrepancies in the ...
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Resources for marathon training
Los Angeles Times
By Jeannine Stein, Los Angeles Times LA Roadrunners: The official Los Angeles Marathon training program features a coaching staff, pace groups, guest speakers and more for newbies to experienced runners. http://www.lamarathon.com/roadrunners Leukemia ...
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Los Angeles Times
Patt Morrison Asks: E. Randol Schoenberg -- for the gold Klimt
Los Angeles Times
(Francine Orr/ Los Angeles Times / March 9, 2012) By Patt Morrison The riches and treasures of Europe vacuumed up by Hitler's Third Reich are still turning up, including some paintings Hitler bought for himself that were just found in a Czech monastery...
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Los Angeles Times
Loney back in the swing for Dodgers
Bellingham Herald
By JIM PELTZ - Los Angeles Times PHOENIX - James Loney missed two days this week with a sore calf muscle, but the Los Angeles Dodgers' first baseman was feeling just fine Friday against the Texas Rangers. Loney drilled a three-run home run - his first ...
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Suspect in Afghanistan shootings identified
Los Angeles Times
By Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times The man suspected of shooting, stabbing and burning 16 sleeping villagers in a horrific attack that has sparked fury across Afghanistan was identified Friday as Staff Sgt. Robert Bales — a 38-year-old father of two ...
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Los Angeles Times
Skin-care items spotted at the Natural Products Expo
Los Angeles Times
(Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times / March 16, 2012) By Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times Sarah Pearsall couldn't find a natural shampoo that made her kids' hair look shiny and healthy. Then her mother-in-law mentioned that women in the 1960s, ...
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Lakers trade Derek Fisher as part of team makeover
Allentown Morning Call
By Mike Bresnahan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers got younger and shed more than $9 million in player costs Thursday, saying goodbye to two longtime franchise standards but getting quicker in the process.
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Wells Fargo is now the nation's biggest bank by market value
Los Angeles Times
(Christina House, For The Times / March 14, 2012) By Nathaniel Popper, Los Angeles Times If you want to do business with the biggest bank in the Western world, don't get on a plane to New York or London. The new place to go is sunny California.
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Los Angeles Times
Clippers get Nick Young, stunned by Suns
Boston Herald
By Broderick Turner / Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers have been in need of a big shooting guard, of a more consistent scorer in the starting lineup, of something to replace what Chauncey Billups gave them before he went down ...
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Jason Russell 'no problem,' - Blogs - Los Angeles Times
By Tony Perry
Jason Russell 'no problem,' but cops feared for his safety.
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Late Night: Stephen Colbert launches Twitter attack on Rick ...
By Meredith Blake
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Andy Warhol's Elvis Presley painting could sell for $50 million ...
By Jamie Wetherbe
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George Clooney and dad arrested while protesting Sudan violence ...
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Rihanna on Chris Brown collaboration: It 'made sense' - latimes.com
By Gerrick D. Kennedy
Speaking to Ryan Seacrest on his morning show, Rihanna explains her decision to work with her ex Chris Brown, saying, "it's music... it's innocent."
Pop & Hiss
Stocks rise after consumer price report – Los Angeles Times
By nyse - Google News
The Associated PressStocks rise after consumer price reportLos Angeles TimesThe Dow Jones industrial average and the broader Standard & Poor's 500 rose in the first half-hour of trading, then wavered between small gains and losses.
Daily Financial News
21 Jump Street - Blogs - Los Angeles Times
By Joe Flint
"The Hunger Games" is taking an unusual marketing approach. "21 Jump Street" is expected to finish first at the box office this week.
Company Town
O.C. Now » Blog Archive » Quality and cost of medical care vary ...
By Los Angeles Times
(Mark Boster, Los Angeles Times). Orange County and Ventura outpaced Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Bakersfield in a national score card looking at how area hospitals, doctors and insurance companies manage patient care and costs.
O.C. Now
RealClearSports - Lakers Miss the Point in Trading Fisher
By Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times
Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times - March 16, 2012. Associated Press. Responding to the pleas for a blockbuster trade, the Lakers answered their critics Thursday with a whopper. They traded their soul. The Lakers traded Derek Fisher, and if ...
RealClearSports
More Than Red Cars :: Wallich's Music City :: http://morethanredcars ...
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Los Angeles Times, Jan 5, 1959. “Wallichs Buys 3d Disk Outlet in L.A. Area.” Billboard, Apr 6, 1959, p. 3. Alpert, Don. “Stereo.” Los Angeles Times, Feb 28, 1960. “$127 Million in Downtown Projects Okd.” Los Angeles Times, June 24, 1960 ...
More Than Red Cars
All red meat is bad for you, new study says - Los Angeles Times
Eating red meat - any amount and any type - appears to significantly increase the risk of premature death, according to a long-range study that examined the...
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Questions still unresolved in handling of Mitrice Richardson's remains
(Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department / March 15, 2012) By Robert Faturechi, Los Angeles Times A yearlong probe has failed to determine if Los Angeles ...
www.latimes.com/.../la-me-mitrice-richardson-report-2012031...
Catching a movie this weekend? Check ...
There was a time, not all that long ago, when using your cellphone in a movie theater would get a few dirty looks from those sitting around you and maybe a bit of ...
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Brandy and Monica get tough in ...
Brandy and Monica premiere video for 'It All Belongs To Me,' dedicate the clip to Whitney Houston.
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Los Angeles Times joins the crowd, erects pay wall for the news ...
The Los Angeles Times is offering a wide range of online subscriptions. But will pay walls save ailing print newspapers or just guarantee their ultimate demise?
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In-Your-Face Fitness: Humbled by Los Angeles Marathon training
(Riley Brandt) By James S. Fell, Special to the Los Angeles Times For a recreational runner, there's no rite of passage as masochistic as running a marathon ...
www.latimes.com/.../la-he-marathon-20120317,0,5031047.sto...
Pink slime: In the supermarket and ...
Pink slime, that USDA-approved additive, is in the news. It's either revolting or it's safe, edible and misconstrued by the media. Or both.
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Couple donates $250000 to Santa Monica College for scholarships
(Ken Hively, Los Angeles Times) By Carla Rivera, Los Angeles Times Santa Monica College's plan to offer some high-demand classes at a premium cost received ...
www.latimes.com/.../la-me-0316-college-20120316,0,650050...
Patterico's Pontifications » Is the Los Angeles Times Committing ...
In other words, deception is back in style at the Los Angeles Times. And Hiltzik is using his column to promote deceit like Gleick's — because this particular form ...
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Los Angeles Times wins Worth Bingham Prize for investigation into ...
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