Paging Cee-Lo

Swearing is no longer illegal in Pa.

Cursing Is Now Your Goddamn Motherfucking First Amendment Right. After an ACLU lawsuit, state cops have agreed to stop ticketing the foul-mouthed for disorderly conduct—something they were apparently doing with some frequency, at least 750 times in a year. (I wrote about this last year here.) Until last year, this state was one of six to have laws against blasphemy. [Chicago Sun-Times]

Also: Your Afternoon Long Read. Why the Comcast-NBC merger may not be all that hot for consumers. [Investigative Reporting Workshop]