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Town of Reduction, population 60, up for sale in Pennsylvania Friday, 24 Mar 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Got $1.5 million to spare? If so, tiny Reduction, a one-time company town built to house workers at a long-vanished garbage-processing plant in western Pennsylvania, could be yours for the asking.  Full Article

Scientists launch campaign to restore Pluto to the planet club Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017 

(Reuters) - A team of scientists seeking to restore Pluto to planethood launched a campaign on Tuesday to broaden the astronomical classifications which led to its demotion to a "dwarf planet" a decade ago.  Full Article  

Senegal Islamic channel blames 'criminal act' for porn broadcast Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017 

DAKAR (Reuters) - A Senegalese Islamic channel shocked viewers with half an hour of hardcore pornography in the middle of the day, in what the TV station on Wednesday attributed to a "criminal act".  Full Article  

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