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Quick Fix 6 — 3/2/06

1. APhoto Fix: In a photograph released by the U.S. Treasury, the newly designed $10 bill is shown Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005. The $10 bill note became the third bill denomination to be jazzed up with colors as part of the government’s effort to thwart counterfeiters. The Federal Reserve began shipping the first of 800 million of the new $10 bills to commercial banks today. (AP file photo)

2. Cartoon Fix: Jerry Holbert (Rising retirement age), Sandy Huffaker (In the belly of the whale), and Mike Keefe (Dubya’s job approval rating).

3. Humor Fix: “It’s been cold! It was so cold in D.C. that Dick Cheney shot the weatherman!” — David Letterman.

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: Ginsberg snoozes during political boundary case here, High school probes teacher’s left-wing rants here, Village Voice suspends writer for fabricating scene in story here, Alternative film group announces awards here, and Judge orders perv coach to pay student $63M here.

6. Opinion Fix: Howard Fineman/Newsweek (The un-explainer-in-chief), Ann Coulter/Townhall (Oscar predictions), Katherine Kersten/Wall Street Journal (Black flight to charter schools), Hendrick Hertzberg/New Yorker (Subverting the electoral college), and James S. Robbins/National Review (Afghanistan: Good work in progress).

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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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