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Thursday Quick Fix 6 — 3/30/06

1. APhoto Fix: American reporter Jill Carroll was set free Thursday, nearly three months after she was kidnapped in a bloody ambush that killed her translator. She said she had been treated well. Above, she appears on a video aired in Kuwait Feb. 9, asking people to do whatever her Iraqi kidnappers want to get her released here.

2. Cartoon Fix: Darryl Cagle (Another enticing war), Chip Bok (Christian peacemaker teams), and M.E. Cohen (Guest worker program).

3. Humor Fix: David Letterman's "Top Ten Signs Your Kitty Is Nuts" here.

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: Borders, Waldenbooks won't carry mag with Mohammed cartoon here, Global warming? Tahoe records most snow in 35 years here, Georgia congresswoman McKinney punches cop here, Tennessee prisons ban peanut butter jars here, and Texas principal flies Mexican flag at high school here.

6. Opinion Fix: Peggy Noonan/Wall Street Journal (Patriots, Then & Now), George Will/Washington Post (Guard borders, face facts), Theodore Dalrymple/London Times (Striking idiocy of French youth), Myrna Blyth/National Review (Mothers are best "life coaches"), and Robert Novak/Townhall (Karl Rove supreme).

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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.