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Peter Schilling Jr. mourns the releasing of David Wells by the Padres at Balls.
Judy Hagan caused a stir among plot owners in the Uniontown (IN) City Cemetery when she put up a tombstone for her and her departed rat terrier, Shithead.
Last year, the top two advertising mediums were newspapers, at $55.7 billion, and broadcast television, at $48.7 billion. By 2011, overall Internet advertising will become the largest advertising medium, at nearly $63 billion.
A 41-year-old Sheboygan man was charged Monday after he allegedly sold his employer's domain name, sofa.com, for $200,000 and used corporate credit cards to finance international trips with a "stripper" girlfriend.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Erik and Sharra blog about throbbing thumbs, earning gay points, and their all-tile bathroom at Eleven.
Favorable views of the U.S. from 2000-2007 Hey, Bangladesh still likes us!
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"One of the ways my sons are showing support for our nation is helping me get elected because they think I'd be a great president."
— GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, when asked at a gathering in Bettendorf, Iowa, why none of his five sons are serving in the military
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