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The news on the street

Title: The news on the street
Date: Wednesday, 4 November 2009
Publisher: Washington Post
Authors: Roxanne Roberts, Amy Argetsinger
Main source: voices.washingtonpost.com

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Timing is everything, and sometimes it's awkward: The Church of Scientology unveiled its grand new center a half-mile from the White House on Saturday – the same day the St. Petersburg Times unveiled a major investigative report alleging the church deployed coercive tactics and espionage against staff members who tried to leave. Among the dignitaries speaking to the crowd that filled a cordoned-off block of 16th Street NW: Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), who presented the church with a flag that had ... [Read the rest at voices.washingtonpost.com]