Amazon's Founder to Buy Washington Post

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We know you already know this stunner. It is definitely the talk of this town. When the founder of a marketing uber-website goes shopping, it's not for a couple of books with a Super Saver discount. Billionaire Jeff Bezos agreed to purchase the Washington Post for $250 million, as reported by the hometown's big newspaper Aug. 5, marking the end of 80 years of Graham family involvement. [Editor's note: see more on the editorial page.]

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