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Top Cutlines — 8/17/06

Ayla, a service monkey for the disabled, throws out the first pitch prior to a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park in Boston Wednesday evening. You write the cutline. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Top Cutlines:

1. Ayla was a bit timid at first, making her first public appearance in years after suffering for so long serving as James Trafficant’s hairpiece — DanG.

2. The Rocket finds out the hard way that steroids DO have side-effects — KaleJ.

3. The Mariners’ GM may have misunderstood his boss when he was told to start looking at players from the farm club — Thom George.

HM: Heimlich and I Believe Everything I Read At The Daily Kos

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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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