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Ex-MSNBC host Keith Olbermann heads to Current TV

FILE - This Feb. 23, 2009 file photo shows MSNBC talk show host Keith Olbermann in New York. MSNBC is putting its search for a third prime-time host on the back burner because its Keith Olbermann rerun is doing so well. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)

February 8, 2011 1:04:37 PM PST
Less than a month after leaving MSNBC, liberal lightning rod Keith Olbermann said Tuesday he's headed to Current TV, the public affairs channel launched six years ago by former Vice President Al Gore.