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Headlines @ Closin’ Time — 12/13/05

*Gay cowboy romance leads Golden Globe contenders: “Brokeback Mountain” claims 7 nominations, including best dramatic picture. (Above, actors Jake Gyllenhaal, left, and Heath Ledger in a scene from director Ang Lee’s “Brokeback Mountain”)/ — Anyone have a review for this one?

*Gerald Ford hospitalized: Former president undergoing medical tests in California/NBC News — How’d you like to be known for pardoning Nixon and falling down?

*U.S. to Canada: Stop bashing us: Ambassador warns pols about slamming their ‘No. 1 trading partner’/Reuters — Mebbe we should plant a coupla WMDs underneath the snow up there and then invade the Great White North. On the other hand … who cares what they say?

*Woman, unborn baby survive parachute failure: ‘I eggshelled my entire face,’ says skydiver hoping to take plunge again/KTHV-TV — Of course, HBO has video here.

*Fed raises interest rate quarter pointz: 13th increase brings level to highest point in 4 1/2 years/Associated Press — Stop!

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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