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By Brian Schraum
First Amendment Center Online intern
Washington State‚Äôs highest court is set to rule on whether a public library may refuse to turn off its Internet filters when asked. FULL STORY>  
 
4 sex books to stay on Kan. library shelves
Board of Trustees for Topeka & Shawnee County Library reverses course, voting 7-3 to keep challenged titles available to the public, including minors. 04.21.09
 
Kite Runner among last year's most challenged books
American Library Association listed 513 challenges in 2008, an increase of 93 from 2007, but well below the levels of 700 and higher in the 1990s. 04.16.09
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