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Murdoch charting a new path

Rupert Murdoch began his restless quest to build one of the world's most influential media empires 65 years ago, when his father died unexpectedly, leaving him a tiny newspaper in southern Australia. In the decades since, Murdoch's appetite seemed insatiable as he gobbled up more and more newspapers, a Hollywood movie studio, television stations, TV networks and satellite TV operations that circle the globe.

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The Record Exchange keeps music and creativity spinning in Downtown Boise

Celebrating 40 years in business, The Record Exchange is a hub of local music and creativity in Downtown Boise. You might be surprised by who you meet while thumbing through vinyl records, and the possibility for discovery can be found on every rack.
Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
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