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Seattle Post-Intelligencer to cease print ed., go web-only

From AP via globeandmail.com: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, which has chronicled the news of the city since logs slid down its steep streets to the harbour and miners caroused in its bars before heading north to Alaska's gold fields, will print its final edition Tuesday. Hearst Corp., which owns the 146-year-old P-I, said Monday that it […]

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Thinking the unthinkable at CBC Radio

From CP via globeandmail.com: The spectre of ads on CBC Radio is being raised as the public broadcaster meets behind closed doors to discuss its funding woes. Friends of Canadian Broadcasting say the controversial tactic is just one of the harsh choices being considered as the CBC wrestles with a way to cope with the […]

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Wanna help the 'environment'? Eat less fish

From The Globe and Mail: Eating fish has always been touted as an excellent dietary source of protein, with Health Canada's food guide recommending everyone eat two servings a week. The recent craze over the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish has only added to the allure. But is eating fish the best choice for […]

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