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Setting a default news reader in 10.2 System
In Jaguar, you can no longer set your default news server using the Internet control panel. This means that you are no longer able to open a news message by command clicking its ID in your news reader. Some utilities that theoretically should solve the problem (More Internet, Flip) didn't work for me. But there's a solution.

Using the Internet control panel, in the Email tab, set your favourite news reader as the default mail application. Close the panel and using TextEdit, open the file ~/Library -> Preferences -> com.apple.LaunchServices.plist. At the bottom of the file you should find something like this:
<key>U:mailto</key>
<array>
<dict>
<key>LSBundleIdentifier</key>
<string>com.microsoft.entourage</string>
<key>LSBundleLocator</key>
<data>
AAAAAADWAAMAAAAAuHX6ywAASCsAAAAAAAJDCwACRGIA
ALkHOWAAAAAAAQD//kFQUExPUElN/////wABAAQAAkML
AA4AKAATAE0AaQBjAHIAbwBzAG8AZgB0ACAARQBuAHQA
bwB1AHIAYQBnAGUADwAaAAwAQQBwAHAAbABpAGMAYQB0
AGkAbwBuAHMAEgAnL01pY3Jvc29mdCBPZmZpY2UgWC9N
aWNyb3NvZnQgRW50b3VyYWdlAAATABUvVm9sdW1lcy9B
cHBsaWNhdGlvbnMA//8AAA==
</data>
<key>LSBundleRoleMask</key>
<integer>-1</integer>
<key>LSBundleSignature</key>
<string>OPIM</string>
<key>LSBundleVersion</key>
<integer>659711</integer>
</dict>
</array>
Some parameters could lack or be different; the important thing is that you copy all from <key> to </array> (from your file, obviously, not from my example). Just under </array>, paste twice what you copied. In the first occurrence, change <key>U:mailto</key> to <key>U:news</key>. In the second one, change it to <key>U:nntp</key>.

Save the file, re-choose your favourite mail app from the Internet panel, logout/login, and you should have back your favourite news reader and the command click working. Otherwise, try removing these files:
~/Library/Caches/com.apple.LaunchServices.UserCache.csstore
/Library/Caches/com.apple.LaunchServices.LocalCache.csstore
Then try again with another logout/login.
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