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Quick Fix 6 — 3/28/06

1. APhoto Fix: Former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger checks his notes as he appears before the Iran-Contra Committee on July 31, 1987. Weinberger, who served in the Cabinets of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan and was central figure in the Iran-Contra scandal, died today. He was 88. Click here. (AP File Photo/Barry Thumma, File)

2. Cartoon Fix: Bill Schorr (Polygamy), Jeff Stahler (Cloning), and Ed Stein (Obsessing about college sports).

3. Humor Fix: The number of smokers in the country is at its lowest level in 53 years. That’s because most smokers are now dead! — 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. Top of the News Fix: Nofziger dies at 81 here, Gallup: Health care tops terror as top U.S. issue here, Animal rightists: Go vegetarian to avoid bird flu here, Poll: Most think illegal aliens are serious problem here, and The Smoking Gun: Kerry’s strange hotel demands here.

6. Opinion Fix: Sens. John Cornyn & Jon Kyl/Houston Chronicle (Don’t reward illegal behavior), Jack Kelly/RealClearPolitics (Sunday’s gunfight in Iraq), NY Daily News (He knew. He lied. 2749 people died), Rebecca Hagelin/Heritage Foundation (Video game violence & our sons), and Meghan Basham/Townhall (Review: “Inside Man”).


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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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