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'Chronicle' Reporters Face Jail Over Steroids Leak

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'Chronicle' Reporters Face Jail Over Steroids Leak

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'Chronicle' Reporters Face Jail Over Steroids Leak

'Chronicle' Reporters Face Jail Over Steroids Leak

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Two San Francisco Chronicle reporters are facing up to 18 months in jail for refusing to testify about who leaked to them secret grand jury testimony from a steroids investigation.

Chronicle lawyers have argued that making journalists identify their sources would hurt their ability to report on government wrongdoing.