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Today’s news — Ballard dies, pot and waterboarding

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— USA Today said the federal government has spent only $60 billion so far out of the $787 billion stimulus package, raising concerns the massive spending bill is  having little actual effect on the economy.

— The New York Times reported that waterboarding was used 266 times by the CIA on two Al Qaeda prisoners. 

— Pot legalization advocates sense public opinion is heading their way, the Times says.

— Famed British writer J.G. Ballard, an important avant garde science fiction writer, has died.

— Everyone is getting a Twitter account, the Kansas City Star says.

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Written by jacksontom

April 20, 2009 at 11:27 am

Posted in Daily news digest

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