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Target is releasing a new kind of infomercial: a three-episode series of short films starring Kristen Bell and Nia Long in which everything you see on-screen — except the actors, of course — can be clicked on and purchased online.

The plot sounds predictable. Bell plays an advertising executive, Long is her boss, and at some point someone will exclaim, “But wait! There’s more!”

iApology 1.0: In an unusual public display of contrition, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday apologized for the flawed map app in iOS 6.

The Buzz presumes someone has informed Cook that labeling half-baked products “Beta” means never having to say you’re sorry.

Our Neighbors To The North Dept.: One current and one former Canadian police officer have been charged in a scheme to smuggle about $200,000 worth of cheese into Canada, where a thriving — and somehow quintessentially Canadian — black market for the stuff exists, police in Ontario said Friday.

We’ll make you a deal, Canada: You can have our mozzarella, and we’ll take your codeine aspirin.

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff

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