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Quick Fix 6 — 3/22/06

1. APhoto Fix: Ava Gardner (shown with Frank Sinatra in Reno on Aug. 19, 1951, has now had a post office named after her, in Smithfield, N.C.,. President Bush signed a bill Monday to rename the post office in honor of the Oscar-nominated actress, who grew up in Johnston County.(AP Photo/Albert Riethausen)

2. Cartoon Fix: Robert Airial (Genocide victims), Daryl Cagle (What debt ceiling?), and John Cole (Barry Bonds and designer steroids).

3. Humor Fix: This bird flu is pretty scary. I spent an hour last night rubbing Vicks Vapo-rub on my parakeet — 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. Alternative News Fix: New Wal*Mart: $500 wine, sushi bar here, Study claim: Confident kids become liberals, whiny ones become conservatives here, Gallup Poll drops CNN due to low ratings here, Box Office: “Vendetta” is no slam dunk here, and Bird droppings prompt Atlanta warning signs here.

6. Opinion Fix: Prime Minister Tony Blair/RealClearPolitics (Why we fight on), Michelle Malkin/RealClearPolitics (Who will save Abdul Rahman here, Jeff Jacoby/Boston Globe (Humanitarian case for war), Katie Favazza/Townhall (Colonel Sanders of nicotine), and Colleen Carroll Campbell/National Review (Pope John Paul II at death).


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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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