PM Roundup: Marathon Deferments; MIT's Slippery Ketchup Bottle

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Other stories (and links) circulating around the newsroom this afternoon:

-- WFNX's sale price to Clear Channel has been set at $14.5 million. [Boston Herald]

-- The Boston Marathon granted 2,160 deferments into next year's race to runners who decided to sit out this year's hot, hot race. [Associated Press, via FOX-TV]

-- MIT researchers have created a ketchup bottle coated with "LiquiGlide," a non-toxic material so slippery that the condiment comes right out. [NPR Two-Way Blog]

-- Boston is the No. 3 best city for college graduates, according to Career Builder and [WBZ-TV]

-- Boston Magazine offers a brief tour of remnants of 20th-century censorship in Boston.

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