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Ann Curry Returns to Today Show (TVNewser)
Today anchor-at-large Ann Curry returned to the show for the first time since leaving her job as co-anchor in late June. In promoting the 8am piece, Matt Lauer teased, "Ann Curry has made her way to London." Curry had a piece on some of the best photography from the games.

Facebook Closer to Headquarters Expansion (AllFacebook)
Facebook took the first steps toward expanding its Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters to the former Tyco Electronics site across from its main campus. The company submitted a plan to the state for cleaning up the site's soil which is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other toxic chemicals.

Poll: 'Political Media' Viewed Unfavorably by 78 Percent of People (Poynter)
Only 10 percent of the 1,000 registered voters polled by Daily Kos/SEIU have a favorable view of the "political media." That's a lower approval rating than Congress has. Other things that poll higher: tape-delayed Olympics coverage, bringing Internet gambling to New Jersey, and the reports that David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are living together.

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