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Given the volume of submissions we receive, we regret
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the edited version before publication. In general, we allow content providers
the choice to withdraw edited submissions and they are not published.
Otherwise, we will add their comments regarding the editing when published.
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not to your own facts. When we have reason to believe a factual claim is
doubtful, we may try to verify the facts, insert a notation regarding such, or
contact you for source information. When we goof and publish something later
found to be an error, we then publish a correction and explanation. If you are
the source for misinformation, we will certainly credit you for such.
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endorsement of your position or opinion.
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