Quick Picks focuses on a select few of the day's stories from "Breaking on the Web."

  • A federal immigration program peddled to Congress as "carefully planned hunts for dangerous immigrant fugitives," has instead gone after "easier targets," the majority of whom had no criminal record, reports today's New York Times.
  • The Chicago Tribune interviewed four former workers at the peanut processing plant responsible for the recent salmonella outbreak and got some gruesome accounts: One said he "saw them put new stickers on buckets of peanut paste that were out-of-date. There were roaches, rats and everything out there."

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