12/12 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
El Vez, Human Hands, and Cafe Scientifique are just a few of the acts playing around town tonight. Check out Chuck Terhark's City Planner at Culture To Go for a complete itinerary.
Another embarrassing presidential gaffe uncovered at American Idle.
We remember the last black veteran of World War I at Corpus Obscurum.
Kevin Pugh of Cedar Bluff has been fined $279 for tossing a pig over the counter at the Holiday Inn Express in West Point, Mississippi. Russell Crowe would be proud.
When the State Department recently asked the CIA for names of Iranians who could be sanctioned for their involvement in a clandestine nuclear weapons program, the agency refused, so the State Department turned to Google.
Popular singer Mariah Carey is trying to put a stop to adult starlet Mary Carey's attempt to trademark her name.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Tim Elliott blogs on wine prices, wine website reviews, taste tests and more at Winecast.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"This opens up the fun of hunting to additional people, and I think that's great. When they aim the gun the guide tells them, aim two inches higher or two inches lower and you're on the target, and you're off and running."
— Texas State Rep. Edmund Kuempel, filing a bill for the 2007 legislative session that would allow legally blind hunters to use a laser sight
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