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The Slice archive for Sept. 2014

TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014

Today's baby boomer trivia question In the wake of Beatlemania, "The Dick Van Dyke Show" had an episode in which a British singing duo spent the night at the Petrie home -- to hide from frantic fans. Can you remember the name they went by and do you recall...

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Was Miss Kitty a prostitute? That thought did not occur to me while watching "Gunsmoke" as a kid. But as we get older and read about how the West was, uh, won, it seems pretty clear that the Long Branch Saloon probably offered more than just red eye at...

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Sign of the times 

It's a free country. So the homeowner in question can do what he wants. But I have wondered about his motivation. Every weekday, I ride my bike past a yard sporting a row of campaign signs. The property in question is on a quiet South...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014

Born in Idaho Department 

Do you remember Larry Scott? "A skinny kid from Idaho."

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Today's trivia question 

Please name the TV series in which, in a final season episode, a newspaper reporter writes a feature story on the Baltimore Orioles' opening day and his editor has doubts about certain details and hazy sourcing in the piece.

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 28, 2014

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