Feb 162013

Weekly Recap: Cocaine Bust; City Seeks .2M Loan
… your neighbors' news, check out our Announcements section under News. Also, check out our Local Voices bloggers' latest posts, and start blogging yourself—no application necessary! … MWRA but also spent money from their own accounts on water …
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Twitter becomes instant megaphone for lobbyists, big companies
But on Twitter, the nation's biggest lobbying groups and corporations found a megaphone to place ad money and promote their views. The National Rifle Association, AARP, Chevron and Microsoft bid for top placement of 140-character tweets aimed at …
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Blogger Guido Fawkes, aka Paul Staines: 'I still hate politicians'
"Like the Rushies [Limbaugh fans], I want the blogs to be a constituency politicians have to factor in." These days he goes further. "I think the internet means you can raise funds online in a different way. Labour goes to the union barons to get big …
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