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Wikileaks releases Kissinger Cables

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Indiana Senate votes down new fees for public records

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Kansas public records can be pricey to obtain

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Maine’s open government law often expanded, restricted

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Judge backs publisher over Raritan Borough in public records fight

From NJ.com: SOMERVILLE — A state judge has again denied Raritan Borough's efforts to charge a major newspaper publisher for public information — a decision in an ongoing battle that could cost the borough and its taxpayers as much as $750,000 in legal fees. read more ...
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Should open-government violators go to jail?

Opinion from Donald Meyers at Salt Lake Tribune: read more ...
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Freedom of Information Summit heads to New Orleans

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Pierce County employees receive open government award

From Patch: A team of Pierce County employees who redesigned part of the county's website to make it much easier for citizens to access public records were honored Wednesday by the Washington Coalition for Open Government. read more ...
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Frye leaves city job to lead statewide open gov’t effort

From FOX 5: SAN DIEGO — Former Councilwoman Donna Frye, whose appointment in Mayor Bob Filner’s administration caused concerns about conflicts over pension policies, has left her city job to lead a nonprofit focused on open government ...
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