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Quick Fix 6 — 1/19/06

1. APhoto Fix: A Turkish Van cat inside an apartment of the eastern Turkish city of Van, earlier today. The Turkish province of Van, known across the world for the fact that 4 children died of bird flu here, was in the past known only for for its cats, white and with different eye colors: amber and blue. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

2. Cartoon Fix: Monte Wolverton (Iran nuclear express), Ed Stein (“A Million Little Policies”), and Henry Payne (Sharon & Middle East peace).

3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Signs The Guy In The Cubicle Next To You Is Michael Jackson” 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: Bin Laden warns of attacks, offers truce here, Dems hold 11-point lead in Congress races here, New study: Mobile phones not linked to brain cancer here, Report: Kennedy fathered “love child” here, Nagin T-shirts follow “chocolate” remark here.

6. Opinion Fix: Ann Coulter/RealClearPolitics (“Chocolate City” sprinkled with nuts), Bruce Reed/Slate (Why Dems should embrace imperial presidency), Rep. Roy Blunt/Wall Street Journal (Part of limited government), Marvin Olasky/World (Baby boomer sex and sadness), and Robert L. Pollock/Wall Street Journal (Bremer’s stumbles hurt Iraq transition).

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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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