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Imus in the Money

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Breaking news! From Matt Drudge! Don Imus has a deal! Woo-hoo! Reports the fedora'd one:
Radio host Don Imus has agreed to settle his contract with CBS for $20 million, and a non disparaging clause, legal sources claim. The move opens the possibility Imus will soon return to the airwaves — on WABC in New York! [Top radio executive strongly dismisses Imus will be offered WABC slot] Developing…
Hmm. That denouement sounds a little familiar, doesn't it? UPDATE, 3:06 p.m.: And the AP (via the Times) says it is so. Imus: $20 Million Man [Drudge] The Resurrection of Don Imus [NYM]

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Superintendent in Detention

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In the apparent end to one of those stories that's totally hilarious to everyone except the thousands of people who were victimized and betrayed as it ran its course, mega-embezzling Roslyn School District superintendent Frank Tassone was sentenced yesterday to four to twelve years in prison yesterday for stealing $2.2 million from the district.

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