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CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Jack Sparks gives us the inside scoop on this weekend's Kentucky Derby at Balls.
Peter Schilling Jr. discusses the Twins' trouncing of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at Balls.
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A study suggests that women who are left-handed have a higher risk of dying from cancer and cerebrovascular disease.
Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine issued an executive order banning people found to be dangerous and ordered to have involuntary mental health treatment from purchasing guns.
Scientists from the Medical College of Georgia have figured out the chemical in the venom of a Brazilian spider that delivers an hours-long erection.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Journalist Dave Veeser compiles GLBT news and event notices at Queer Cities.
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For $2.7 million, you can own the General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard
You don't give Dr. Teeth's wife a foot massage: Pulp Muppets
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Obviously, calling your child a pig or anything else is improper and inappropriate, and I apologize to my daughter for that. Everyone in my life who knows me, knows that I have a great relationship with my daughter."
— Actor Alec Baldwin, publicly apologizing on The View for calling his daughter a "rude, thoughtless little pig" on a voice mail message that was then posted online last week
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