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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-New York welcomes new Knick, Carmelo Anthony. link

-Metro PCS hired Snoop Dogg to market the Samsung Galaxy Indulge. link

-Jennifer Lederman joined editorial shop Bluerock as VP/managing director.

-Minneapolis-based digital/branding agency Azul 7 added Space 150/Carmichael Lynch alum Andrew Korf as lead digital architect.

-Publicis Modem welcomed Schematic alum Hyo Yeon as managing director, Publicis Modem East. link

-An anti-abortion group sparks outrage thanks to its billboard in SoHo. link

-Forbes expands its ad platform. link

-Apple has cut the minimum advertising buy for its iAd network in half to $500K. link

-Seattle-based agency Wongdoody released its Facebook Global Best Practices Study. link

-Google says its decision to get into “real-time” ads was a smart one. link

-Boulder Digital Works unveiled a new “Shuttle Tracker” digital tool for its hometown. link

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