6/19: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Steve Monaco has an audio-only Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit.
THESE DAYS (INTERNATIONAL EDITION)
France has launched a huge project to remove silt linking the mainland to Mont Saint-Michel - a national landmark - and make it an island again.
An Australian company has developed a system that would allow parents to know when their teen drivers are speeding.
Russia plans to send up a space exploration capsule to analyze the surface of Mars and collect test samples from one of the red planet's moons in 2009.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Arthur Willoughby's Admin Worm blog is kaput. Arthur Willoughby's My Name is William Smythe blog is now open for business.
Larry the Cable Guy: Also not funny when he was a khaki-wearing, mullet-sporting preppie
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Some of these old people are probably wonderfully wise and some of them, maybe, should have retired a long time ago."
-- Stephen Hess, a congressional scholar at the Brookings Institution, commenting on the fact that more than one-third of the U.S. Senate's 100 members are age 65 or older
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