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Slice answers: Lots of people, we're told, refer to the Lilac City as “The Can.”

And we've decided that it would be a good name for a TV show. Or a hair style. Or better yet, a newspaper column.

“Hey, did you read in 'The Can' that some old lady in Hillyard brushes her cat twice a day?”

“You don't say.” 

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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