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CITY PAGES BLOGS
Jim Walsh has his weekly Top 20 Must-Have Tunes posted at the Walsh Files.
Spanish investigators believe they may have found proof that neanderthal man reached Europe from Africa not just via the Middle East but by sailing, swimming or floating across the Strait of Gibraltar.
Sin City and Rent actress Rosario Dawson has teamed with writer David Atchison and artist Tony Shasteen to launch the comic book miniseries Occult Crimes Taskforce.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Eva Young, Mary Tambornino, David DeGrio, and Ken Avidor contribute commentary on national and Minnesota politics at Lloydletta's Nooz and Comments.
TIME WASTERS [FASHION EDITION]
Christians Against Pat Speaking has a petition asking Pat Robertson to retire.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"What we do know about this pervasive wiretapping virtually compels the conclusion that the President of the United States has been breaking the law repeatedly and persistently. A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government."
-- Former Vice President Al Gore, during his Martin Luther King Jr. Day address
"Somebody has lost their mind."
-- Irmo, South Carolina resident Steve Arnold, commenting on Columbia's FOX affiliate's cutting away from the fifth-season premiere of "24" ten minutes early to begin its 10:00 p.m. newscast
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