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Quick Fix 6 — 2/27/06

1. Otis Chandler, the former publisher of the Los Angeles Times, is shown on Sept. 11, 2003, in Los Angeles, with a portrait of his mother Dorothy Chandler, left. Chandler, who transformed his family’s provincial, conservative newspaper into a respected national media voice, died early today. He was 78. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Gary Freidman )

2. Cartoon Fix: Nick Anderson (Another threat to ports), Robert Airail (A uniter, not a divider), and Steve Benson (United Arab Emirates).

3. Humor Fix: “They had a streaker during the curling match between the U.S. and Britain. No charges were pressed against the man because being the curling event there were no witnesses” — 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: U.S. citizens rally to stop turnover here, Creationist Henry Morris died at 87 here, Bush, Rove expect Hillary prez race here, Two-thirds of hurricane donations exhausted here, and Poll: Most get news from TV broadcasters here.

6. Opinion Fix: Dexter Lehtinen/National Review (Iraq nothing like Vietnam, except at home), Ruth Ann Daily/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Learning from principled pro-lifers), James S. Robbins/National Review (Bin Laden flip-flop), Kathleen Parker/Orlando Sentinel (What’s wrong with being Islamophobic?), and Armstrong Williams/Townhall (A war on terror, not Muslims).

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