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MISCELLANEOUS
NY Times: Military Dog Used in Bin Laden Mission
Led troops to bin Laden's cat.
Al Qaeda No. 2 Now No. 1
No. 3 now No. 2, No. 4 now No. 3, and so on.
 
LIFESTYLE
Recruitment Drive on
For Younger Nudists

Along with desperate appeals for older nudists to put on some clothes.
 
EDUCATION
Study: U.S. Leads Industrialized Nations in College Dropouts
Although we call them entrepreneurs.
 
PUBLISHING
Aging Rockers’ Tell-All
Autobiographies Saving Book
Publishing Industry

Surprisingly, turns out they did drugs, had sex.
FEATURE
After 29 men were killed in 2010 in West Virginia in the worst mine disaster in four decades:
A )Congress passed a mine safety bill providing for protection for whistle-blowers, greater liability for corporate officers who knowingly put miners at risk, and dealing with the backlog of 19,000 mining company appeals to mine safety violations allowing them to keep their mines open despite unsafe conditions.
B )There was a huge spike in campaign contributions to lawmakers by the National Mining Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
C )Congress defeated the mining bill described in A)
Hint: you can choose two answers.

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