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Quick Fix 6 — 4/3/06

1. APhoto Fix: NBC “Today” show co-host Katie Couric and actor Antonio Banderas appear during a segment of the television program promoting his new movie,”Take the Lead,” in New York’s Rockefeller Center earlier today. Published reports in some New York newspapers Monday say that Couric has reached a deal in principle to anchor “CBS Evening News.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

2. Cartoon Fix: Nick Anderson (What Dubya, donkeys have in common), Chip Bok (A catchy immigration phrase), and Signe Wilkinson (Congress: Not for sale?).

3. Humor Fix: President Bush is back from his Mexican trip. While he was there the people were very nice to him. A lot of people greeted him with the only English phrases they knew, “Welcome to Wal-Mart. Can I help you?” — Jay Leno.

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

5. Top of the News Fix: Exxon dethrones Wal*Mart on Fortune 500 here, SD rez to offer abortions if state ban stands here, Dalai Lama: Killing Bin Laden will inspire 10 more here, Laura Bush: Hillary kept bad White House here, and “Basic Instinct 2 sinks like stone here.

6. Opinion Fix: Christian Science Monitor (Censure: Good theater, no traction), Jennifer Roback Morse/Townhall (Are we French yet?), Wall Street Journal (GOP must not become anti-immigration party), James Taranto/Wall Street Journal (Best of the Web Today), Tony Perkins/Townhall (Social conservatives are in the game),


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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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