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Terms of service:
The On-Line World Wide Web site (" and Madison News On-Line") is intended to provide users information and an outlet for exchange of information. By entering On-Line World Wide Web site and availing yourself of its contents, you agree to use in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with these terms and conditions:
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Choice of law: This Agreement and any dispute arising under the terms thereof shall be construed in accordance with, and shall be governed by, the laws of the State of Indiana.
Entire agreement: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter contained herein and supersedes all previous and contemporaneous agreements, proposals and communications, written or oral between On-Line representatives and you. On-Line may amend this Agreement at any time upon notice from On-Line to you as published through the Service.
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