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Most Popular's online classified ad-placement service,, now features newspapers representing the top 100 U.S. markets. With the addition of 25 new markets, advertisers can now target markets representing more than 173 million people or 80% of the U.S. metropolitan population.

Interactive entertainment company Uproar completed its acquisition of, a games-for-prizes and Internet lottery site. The company is integrating into its new operating structure, the Uproar Network.

The CNN Web sites --, and -- seeking to boost unique visits and customer loyalty, will inaugurate a new online rewards program on Oct. 29, offering site visitors a chance to win Netcentives' ClickMiles redeemable for airline frequent-flier miles, car rentals and hotel stays. CNN is teaming with Netcentives for the online rewards program.

CMP Media's Internet Group launched howiwork, a new online workspace stocked with tools and services aimed at helping high-tech professionals handle jobs with greater speed and efficiency. Howiwork is not a standalone Web site; rather, it is placed within CMP's community and publications sites (

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