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Thursday, February 12, 2009

How to play the A-Rod situation

When something as big as the A-Rod scandal breaks open, as it did Monday, what type of emphasis do you put on it? Obviously New York papers would take the story for A1, but here, geographically removed from the situation, I feel we did it right. Not the centerpiece, but still very much present with Pat Caputo's column about Hall of Fame voting.
Hit the jump on B6 (at right) to see the actual story, Caputo's jump and a story where MLB Players Association executive director Donald Fehr denied allegations that his No. 2 official gave players advance notice of drug tests. Attached are some notes from the baseball offseason happenings.
In the world briefs section, Lindsey Vonn won her second gold at championships and apparently PETA is trying to compare the American Kennel Club (AKC) to the Ku Klux Klan (KKK).


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