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Tuesday: December 18, 2012

TIME pulls the curtain back on short list for 2012 Person of the Year.TIME pulls the curtain back on short list for 2012 Person of the Year.

All eight candidates appeared on TIME’s online reader poll, but none took first place. TIME’s online voters have already revealed their choice for this year’s top newsmaker: Kim Jong Un. More than 5.6 million people voted for the supreme leader of North Korea, although his results and those of other high scorers got a boost from members of Internet forums like 4Chan. 

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Friday: July 10, 2009

Followup: Iowa rethinking butter statue of Michael Jackson.Followup: Iowa rethinking butter statue of Michael Jackson.

Don't fear just yet butter fans, organizers of the Iowa State Fair are going to put this proposal to a vote.

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