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Doing The Business (Cont.)

Speaking of doing the business: For years I have been depending on the excellent “Nuzhound” round-up of news items about Northern Ireland. Going there today to read about this latest IRA “decommissioning” offer, I note that they have done us all a public service by scrapping the annoying registration/log-in stuff. Thanks, guys.

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