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Media reporter  Joe Flint : "Very excited to be re-joining the WSJ on the media beat and very grateful to the LA Times for five great years." Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot : "For Johny Manziel's final team period today, the Beastie Boys' 'Fight for your right to party' blared...

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