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The Slice archive for June 17, 2011

FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011

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Spokane's Larry Woodard still has the first trophy he ever won, back in 1961. It's a little wooden block with a pencil for a flag pole and a small flag sporting the initials of the elementary school he attended in California. He's not sure if...

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Re: Farmer's tans

That discussion in the print Slice prompted Maria Washington to note that sometimes a farmer's tan is actually a cyclist's tan. John Petrofski made the case that sometimes it's a fisherman's tan. And as far as being a reliable predictor of how someone will vote,...

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A movie that aspired to say something

Just noticed that the Lawrence Kasdan film "Grand Canyon" is 20 years old. I remember being excited about it when it came out. In the end, not many people were all that impressed. And certainly it had its shortcomings. But at least it tried to...

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That way lies madness

I overheard a couple of younger men talking about softball. It was clear they took it pretty seriously. And I had half an impulse to warn them. Careful guys, I might have said. Let this become too important to you and you'll remember certain softball...

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