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AOL To Acquire Huffington Post

Internet company AOL announced it would purchase media aggregator site The Huffington Post for $315 million. What do you think?

  • "This might be the thing to make my dad drop his dial-up service once and for all."

    Ruby Kahn Bulk Filler
  • "The only part of the deal that seemed a tad raw to me is the fact that Arianna Huffington is required to change her name to Arianna AOL. But, you have to pick your battles, I guess."

    Chris Colby Systems Analyst
  • "Wow, I never thought I’d live to see the day when the Internet reached its true potential."

    Tim Serbousek Pairing Machine Operator

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