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Huckleberries Quick Fix 6 — 9/20/05

1. APhoto Fix: Simon Wiesenthal displays two pictures, May 31, 1973, which he says refer to Nazi criminal Walter Rauff, during a news conference at the Hebrew Union College in New York City. Wiesenthal, who is called the “conscience of the Holocaust,” died earlier today here

2. Cartoon Fix: Rob Rogers (FEMA’s guide to avoiding disaster), Jeff Holbert (School snacks), and Steve Kelly (Hurricane Katrina insurance).

3. Humor Fix: How many think Arnold should run for another term? How many think it’s time for California to be governed by a new action hero like Sylvester Stallone or Chuck Norris? — Jay Leno.

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: Troop deaths hit 1,903 in Iraq here, Wal Mart accused of denying lunch breaks here, Pope bans gays from ordination as priests here, Ex-FEMA boss Brown “radioactive” here, and Rather blasts new journalism order here.

6. Opinion Fix: Brendan Miniter/Wall Street Journal (GOP abandons small government), Susette Kelo/Washington Times (Eminent domain close up), Mort Kondracke/Roll Call (Katrina plan ignores 500,000 displaced kids), Steve Farrell/NewsMax (War on God continues), and Shawn Macomber/National Review (A heavy-metal Bush man).

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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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