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In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, the news team at Inman News has a list of things to which we owe thanks. Here's what we are grateful for: 1. Our story sources who go out on a limb and trust us with confidential and controversial information in the interest of getting the word out to colleagues. We respect your courage and insight and will protect you to the grave. 2. Real estate is ripe with scandal, antitrust, kickbacks, fraud and other conflicts so we have plenty of news articles each day. Read the Inman News special report on real estate fraud. 3. Google. The geeky search engine is a reporter's dream come true, providing a sea of story leads, sources and statistics. 4. Real estate innovators who constantly raise the bar to provide efficiencies in an industry that's long been resistant to change. You know who you are, working toward a paperless real estate transaction, creating new ways to display and transfer listings data, and providing new marketing concepts for re...