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Afghanistan the most newsworthy story of the decade: poll

An Angus Reid poll for the Toronto Star and La Presse finds our long mission in Afghanistan to be the most newsworthy story of the first decade of the 21st century. What do Canadians think will be the biggest story of the next decade? From TheStar.com: Liberals returning to power in Ottawa? Political stability in […]

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You be the editor

Toronto Star public editor Kathy English offers up a journalism ethics quiz for Saturday morning editors. There's 12 questions. You have two answer choices per question. English wants people to respond by Jan. 4. Have fun. Don't get sued.

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Some of Toronto's oddball crime highlights for 2009

Here's a ctvtoronto.ca holiday feature I wrote up. Topics covered include: Gun call of the year Thief of the year Non-kidnapping of the year Father of the year Toronto's worst burglar All that and more! :)

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