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POSTED: 09:32 AM ET, 09/ 9/2008 by Amanda Zamora

Palin's Per Diem » According to travel documents, Gov. Sarah Palin billed the state of Alaska $16,951 in "per diem" money for time spent at home in Wasilla; officials say the allowance was permissable because her official "duty station" is Juneau. — Washington Post

C Is For Counterterrorism » A bipartisan panel finds that the federal government has a long way to go toward preventing a biological attack on U.S. soil and combating the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction abroad. — Washington Post

King-Harbor Hospital Audit » A new report found 152 employees of the struggling Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital in Los Angeles have criminal or arrest records. — Los Angeles Times

To Zero in 10 » It didn't take long for United Airlines shares to plummet after an outdated news article posted online had traders mistakenly thinking the company had filed for bankruptcy again. Who's to blame? A certain spider? — New York Times, Wired

U.S. Mulls Going After Google » The Justice Department has hired a star lawyer to build a case for a possible antitrust lawsuit against Google. — Wall Street Journal

Afghan Airstrike » The U.S. is launching another probe into the deadly Aug. 21 airstrike in Western Afghanistan amid evidence that conflicts with the military's initial civilian death toll. — Washington Post

By Amanda Zamora |  September 9, 2008; 9:32 AM ET The Daily Read
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