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Valerie Plame worked at the Central Intelligence Agency from 1985 to 2006. I am allowed to write that fact which is now both public knowledge and published in the Congressional Record. But Valerie Plame can't include it in her memoir, according to a new court ruling which says the information was classified and has never officially been acknowledged by the CIA. (NY Times)

Six years ago the Army knew that their promotion exams were vulnerable to cheating. Last year that vulnerability was confirmed when the Army discovered that soldiers were downloading copies of exams off the internet. And yet, the Army has only just moved to close the site most visited for "exam assistance." Don't worry about our soldiers, though: already, three copycat sites have popped up to replace the closing of shamschool.com. (Boston Globe)

"I am hoping that Kyl would not bring it up in an open hearing." Those are the words of an assistant to the Attorney General after Sen. Kyl (R-AZ) privately said he opposed the firing of Arizona U.S. Attorney Paul Charlton. Kyl has since publicly voiced his disappointment that Charlton was fired. Via Think Progress. (Arizona Central)

The District of Columbia has agreed to pay $1 million for improperly rounding up 120 protesters who were demonstrating against the Iraq War, the IMF and the World Bank. (Associated Press)