4/11 Morning Communiqué
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A former city maintenance worker used repeating payments of $49.95 to a "John Awesome" to steal thousands of dollars from the city to buy porn.
Between 1995 and 2005, CEO pay rose 298.2%, corporate profits rose by 106.7%, while the average worker's salary has only risen by 4.3%.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Thomas McMahon (aka TwisterMc) discusses marketing tools and tips for bloggers, including RSS feeds and software plug-ins, at BloggerDesign.com.
Enjoy this unsold game show pilot from 1977 called The Riddlers, with your host, David Letterman
Be extra bold and celebrate Helvetica's 50 birthday
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Be nice to America, or we'll bring democracy to your country."
— bumper sticker spotted by the folks at TechEBlog
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