links for 2008-09-15

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Paper Phishing?

Sometimes the old tricks are the best. AP reports of a man who allegedly claimed potion could turn paper into money: ANOKA, Minn. – A 22-year-old Savage man faces charges of theft by swindling after allegedly claiming he had a chemical potion that could transform plain white paper into U.S. currency. Franklin T. Forlemu was …

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Save Money: Fire Yourself

How often does this happen? Mankato editor resigns rather than cut staff MANKATO, Minn. — The top editor of The Free Press announced she would resign rather than cut newsroom jobs to meet budget targets. On Tuesday, The Free Press reported the decision by editor Deb Flemming to leave the company on April 9 as …

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