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Quick Fix 6 — 3/15/06

1. APhoto Fix: Customers wait in line for free Starbucks coffee this morning in New York. Starbucks is offering a free cup of coffee between ten and noon in a promotion called the National Coffee Break. The offer’s good at the company’s 75 hundred locations around the country. It comes a week after McDonalds came out with a high-end coffee. (AP Photo/Shahrzad Elghanayan)

2. Cartoon Fix: R.J. Matson (Greenspan book deal), Henry Payne (Outsourced to India), and Monte Wolverton (South Dakota’s abortion law).

3. Humor Fix: David Letterman’s “Top Ten Signs The Government Is Running Out of Money” 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: Dems promise Broadband for all here, Japan builds robot to look after elderly here, Movie theaters want to jam cell phones here, Bode Miller breaks silence here, and UIllinois paper editor fired over Mohammed cartoons here.

6. Opinion Fix: Dick Morris/NYPost (Bush has to work to be popular), Wall Street Journal (Impeachment agenda), Jeff Jacoby/Boston Globe (Kids take back seat to gay agenda), Chuck Colson/BreakPoint (Jason McElwain & respect for life), and Kathleen Parker/Townhall (Steak & ale soothe ailing soldiers).

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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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