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Quick Fix 6 — 1/30/06

1. APhoto Fix: An Exxon station is shown in Dallas, Monday. Exxon Mobil Corp. on Monday posted a record profit for a U.S. company of $10.71 billion in the fourth quarter, as the world’s biggest publicly-traded oil company benefited from high oil and gas prices and demand for refined products here. (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam)

2. Cartoon Fix: Henry Payne (Mining jobs), Rob Rogers (Oprah’s book club), and Ed Stein (Hamas).

3. Humor Fix: Daniel Kurtzman’s “” site offers a spoof of past State of the Union speeches by Dubya here. (Warning: Republicans with weak hearts should pass on this one.)

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: Study: Bush backersd more biased against blacks here, ‘Brokeback’ shut out at SAG awards here, Rescuers save all 72 Canadian miners here, World’s first face transplant recipient revealed here, and Protests over Muhammad cartoon grow here.

6. Opinion Fix: Debra Burlingame/Wall Street Journal (Our right to survival), Leonard Pitts/San Diego Union-Tribune (The Wal*Martification of America), William Rees-Moog/London Times (Grow up, Google), Michael J. New/National Review (Pro-life laws saving lives), and John Leo/US News & World Report (Left joins right in attacking Big Media).

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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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