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Quick Fix 6 — 4/11/06

1. APhoto Fix: Proof of the rap group D12 ,attends the MTV Europe Music Awards in Rome, Nov. 18, 2004. The rapper was shot to death early today at a nightclub along Eight Mile Road in Detroit, a publicist said. The death of Proof — whose real name is Deshaun Holton — was confirmed by Dennis Dennehy, the publicist for D12’s label, Interscope Records here.(AP Photo/ Alessandra Tarantino)

2. Cartoon Fix: Robert Airial (Locating illegals), Monte Wolverton (White House leaks), and Paul Nowak (CBS News ratings).

3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Signs Things Are Nuts At The New York Post” here.

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: Poll: Bush 60% disapproval rating here, 29 indicted over Madrid bombings here, 2 CBS newsmen beaten in Caribbean hate crime here, Student expelled from Baptist college for being gay here, and 4 women beat Bingo winner to death over $1,000 jackpot here.

5. Opinion Fix: Mark Steyn/City Journal (Facing down Iran), Catherine Seipp/National Review (Not onboard with gay marriage), Charles Krauthammer/Time (Liberty, Equality, Mediocrity), Douglas Rowe/Townhall (Pondering fate of Sopranos’ gay mobster), and John Leo/US News & World Report (Gambling with America’s sweetheart).

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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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