FILE - This September 2012 file photo provided by Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based meat processor Beef Products Inc., shows a sample of their lean, finely-textured beef. A judge is scheduled to hear oral

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FILE - This September 2012 file photo provided by Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based meat processor Beef Products Inc., shows a sample of their lean, finely-textured beef. A judge is scheduled to hear oral arguments Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 in a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit over ABC News' coverage of a meat product that critics dub "pink slime." (AP Photo/Beef Products, Inc., File) less 

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Wed, Dec 18, 2013 12:04 AM EST