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Your Thursday afternoon lunch break link bait. 

Obama Frees Clarence Aaron, Subject of Long-Standing Effort by Debra Saunders: The day of freedom comes for a first time, non-violent drug offender sentenced to life in prison, after the President commutes his sentence. Aaron was the subject of a long-running campaign for his release by the Chron's conservative columnist. [H/t: SFGate

Brian Boitano Comes out of Closet: Just in time for the Sochi Olympics. [H/t: SFist]

Geary BART Plan Moving Forward: Well, as quickly and as smoothily as anything BART touches moves forward. [H/t: SF Examiner]

St. George's Makes Glogg: A welcome alternative to egg nog, which is still a drink fit only for the criminally insane. [H/t: Tasting Table]

Who Serves the Most Authentic Poutine in SF?: You think it's only Americans who don't eat heathy food? Check out this hot Canadian mess. [H/t: The Bold Italic]

Mayor Addresses Google Bus Controversy: Having not fined them one billion dollars, though, the mayor hardly placates his critics. [H/t: SF Bay Guardian]


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