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The Washington Post Company Completes Acquisition of Slate Magazine

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Slate, the online magazine, from Microsoft Corp. The transaction was first announced on December 21, 2004. The purchase price was not disclosed.

SOURCE  Washington Post Company
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    /CONTACT:  Rima Calderon of the Washington Post Company, +1-202-334-6617/
    /Web site:  http://www.washpostco.com /