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The Briefing 08-12-13

1) Postal Service soliciting Congress to allow alcohol delivery to homes

Post Office eyes alcohol deliveries to raise revenue, CNBC (Associated Press)

2) State preying on its own people through the lottery by $69 billion in 2012

First N.J. Powerball winner identified, USA Today (Amanda Oglesby)

Win a Lottery Jackpot? Not Much Chance of That, New York Times (Tara Siegel Bernard)

3) FBI permits 5,600 crimes…to catch criminals

FBI allowed informants to commit 5,600 crimes, USA Today (Brad Heath)

4) I’m a Christian, my husband an atheist, what should our kids be? Wrong question.

I’m a Christian. My husband’s an atheist. What should our kid be? The Week (Starshine Roshell)