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33440839.jpgFighting Fire With Fire: Police shoot and kill an arson suspect near Cal State San Bernardino. Another suspect was arrested.

deldios_jqfr6knc.jpgFrom The Blogs: We’re going to sound like a broken record, but the LAT breaking news blog is fascinating to read — with everything from FBI updates on arson investigations to little vignettes about people fighting for their homes, it’s impressive work.

faclog.jpegMicrosoft Wins. Now What? Promising an investment of $240 million in Facebook, Microsoft Corp. bested Google for the right to waste money on the social networking site. Congratulations.

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