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Quick Fix 6 — 11/4/05

1. APhoto Fix: Defending New York City Marathon champion Hendrick Ramaala of South Africa, is interviewed after a press conference in New York, today. Each of the record 37,500-plus runners in Sunday’s New York City Marathon has a simple goal: finish the grueling race through the Big Apple’s five boroughs.

2. Cartoon Fix: Gary Varvel (Demos & Rove), Ed Stein (Dubya & Far Right), and Jeff Stahler (Abercrombie & Fitch).

3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Ways CBS News Can Attract Younger Viewers” here.

4. My Way Fix: This Day in History here, Today’s Birthdays here, and Word of the Day here.

5. Top of the News Fix: Teens call for boycott of Abercrombie & Fitch here, Alito hearing to begin Jan. 9 here, Las Vegas mayor: Sever thumbs of graffiti artists here, Muhammad Ali has months to live? here, and Limbaugh tries to stop leaks in drug case here.

6. Opinion Fix: Michael Kinsley/Slate (How conservative is “too conservative”?), Frank Devine/The Australian (Naysayers fail to hijack Iraq triumph), Brent Bozell/Media Research Center (Hollywood still leery of religion), Frederica Mathewes-Green/National Review (“Chicken Little” is scary), and Nick Schulz/Forbes (Don’t fear Google).

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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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