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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2006

Hump Day Wild Card -- 3/8/06

Closin' Time again, HBOers. Another good day on the writing and blog front. I haven't heard any complaints since morning about the refurbished comments feature. So, I'll take that as a good sign. If someone out there is being blocked, however, don't suffer in silence....

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Headlines @ Closin' Time -- 3/8/06

Gordon Parks (right) died yesterday and he was a hero to many photographers, not just for making nice pictures, but for being a pivotal figure in 20th century photography (including photograph above, entitled "Children With Doll"), movies, music and poetry. He became the first black...

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Top Cutlines -- 3/8/06

Nadiah Gittens, left, and her twin sister Tracy workout with a podcast at Welleby Park in Sunrise, Florida. You write the cutline. (Judy Sloan Reich/South Florida Sun-Sentinel/KRT)Top Cutlines:1. The Stepford Sisters get N'Sync -- Thom George.2. When their iPod began playing the evil Hokey Pokey,...

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Iraq Prayer

There’s light at the end of the tunnel they say,just as they once said about Saigon and Hue;may all of this suffering not be in vainand that light in the tunnel not be a train.The Bard of Sherman Avenue

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HBO -- To SteveS RE: Election Start-Up

SteveS: "Wow ... was I blown away ... I was returning from taking Sophomore Son back to UIdaho (Sunday) ... had just finished listening to Gonzaga squeak by USD (Senior Daughter's soon-to-be alma mater) ... when I saw this ha-huge billboard for Sheila Sorensen for...

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Breaking: Coalition Calls for Fireman's Firing

A women’s coalition which includes former Spokane Mayor Sheri Barnard is calling for the firing of Daniel W. Ross, the 35-year old firefighter who had sex in a Spokane firehouse last month with a 16-year old girl here/Spokesman-ReviewQuestion: What do you think will eventually happen...

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Question of the Day -- 3/8/06

Issue: Poll: Moviemakers' values out of touch: Survey shows readers think quality of movies in decline/MSNBC Additional Info: "When asked if they thought Hollywood values were at odds with those of most of America, 60 percent agreed. When asked if they though the success of...

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Quick Fix 6 -- 3/8/06

1. APhoto Fix: High school girls walk past the painted protection wall in the centre of Irbil, a city in the Kurdish controlled north 217 miles north of Baghdad Wednesday. Daily killings, bombings and escalating violence confine most Iraqi women to their homes and a...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.