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NAB, RIAA May Seek Mandate For FM Radios In Mobile Devices

http://mobile.slashdot.org

"Music labels and radio broadcasters can't agree on much, including whether radio should be forced to turn over hundreds of millions of dollars a year to pay for the music it plays. But the two sides can agree on this: Congress should mandate that FM radio receivers be built into cell phones, PDAs, and other portable electronics.

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Russian Bank Gold Coins May Be Fake

http://www.zerohedge.com

Here's a head scratcher: as everyone knows from elementary chemistry courses, gold is the most inert metal in the world - it does not rust, nor corrode. Yet this is precisely what Russian commercial precious metal trading company, International Reserve Payment System, discovered on thousands of (allegedly) 999 gold coins "St George" (pictured insert) issued by the Central Russian Bank.

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Promoter tased for demanding cops badge number

http://www.pennlive.com

A promoter was beaten and tased outside of a Harrisburg, PA night club after demanding the badge number of the cop who'd previously sprayed him in the face with mace as he was handing out flyers.(Article contains video links)

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Cop Caught Flashing Lights, Speeding To Get Coffee

http://cbs4denver.com

City Councilman Catches NYPD Officer Using Red Lights, Speeding, Swerving In A Rush To Get To Dunkin Donuts All While On Cell Phone

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US record labels starts fake citizen's group to support Canada's DMCA

http://feeds.boingboing.net

A website in support of Canada's proposed US-style copyright law looks to be a work of corporate astroturf, and signs point to the CRIA - Canadian Record Industry Association (mostly composed of US record labels; many Canadian labels have left to form an independent lobby that opposes much of CRIA's agenda)

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It's not just the cops... Congressman Assaults Student on DC Sidewalk

http://www.youtube.com

A video of a Congressman from North Carolina getting a little weird with a student who asked him a question on camera....

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Government Workers Earn MORE Than Their Private Counterparts

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Government jobs may not sound lucrative, but state and local government employees make $12 more per hour than private workers, according to a recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Cop walks as DUI charges dropped in fatal '07 crash

http://www.suntimes.com

Erick Lagunas' family came to court Friday morning clinging to the slimmest of hopes.
But their 2½-year quest for justice ended in bitter tears, as the Chicago Police officer they say killed Lagunas and his friend, Miguel Flores, in a Thanksgiving Day 2007 drunken-driving crash walked out of the 26th and California courthouse a free man.

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Two more Census workers blow the whistle

http://www.nypost.com

You know the old saying: "Everyone loves a charade." Well, it seems that the Census Bureau may be playing games.

Last week, one of the millions of workers hired by Census 2010 to parade around the country counting Americans blew the whistle on some statistical tricks.

The worker, Naomi Cohn, told The Post that she was hired and fired a number of times by Census. Each time she was hired back, it seems, Census was able to report the creation of a new job to the Labor Department.

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Transocean pockets $270M in insurance from recent BP oil rig disaster

http://crooksandliars.com

Transocean... the co. that leased the rig to BP that recently blew up has pocketed $270M in damages! Smell something fishy?

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