1/5: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Britt Robson breaks down last night's Timberwolves game at Balls!
Diablo Cody introduces Ernie the cat to the world at Pussy Ranch.
Usually, it's a horse: In a modest ceremony at Dolphin Reef in the southern Israeli port of Eilat, Sharon Tendler, a 41-year-old British citizen, apparently became the world's first person to "marry" a dolphin.
Legal proceedings against Father Righi began after he denounced athiest and author Signor Cascioli in a parish newsletter for questioning Christ's historical existence. An Italian judge has ordered the priest to appear in court this month to prove that Jesus Christ existed.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Amy is a U graduate who works at the Bell Museum when she's not playing dodgeball or photographing her breakfast. She blogs at Pork-Chop.
Israeli-Palestinian relations as romantic farce in Only Human
The Top 10 Free Time Wasting Sites on the Net according to Lee Seats at About.com
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"The speaker believes that while these contributions were legal, it is appropriate to donate the money to charity."
-- spokesman for House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL), Ron Bonjean, on the speaker's decision to donate $70,000 in campaign contributions from clients of lobbyist Jack Abramoff to charity
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