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News, Sucka Free City Olympic ticket scam sites could have been shut down sooner

Olympic ticket scam sites could have been shut down sooner

World-class athletes aren't the only ones going for the gold this summer at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. So are online ticket scammers. International media reports estimate sports fans have lost $50 million through unauthorized Web sites like www.beijingticketing.com.…
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News, Matt Smith

Dopey Bid

It's fair to say our mayor has taken up with sleazy types in the past. Secretive moneybags behind favored development deals, and behind campaign hit pieces, are a couple that come to mind. Recent federal court filings suggest sleaze emanating…
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News, The Apologist

Grabbing for the Ring

Last week, San Francisco officials welcomed a visit from members of the U.S. Olympic Committee, in town to explore the city's interest in a bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Mayor Gavin Newsom announced the formation of an exploratory…
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