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The Most Competitive Man Alive by Todd Levin - The Morning News

"Each featured Garfield at rest, his expression dripping with feline sarcasm as he shared puzzling adages like, 'Show me a good mouser, and I’ll show you a cat with bad breath.'"

W. Virginia may train schoolkids to hunt :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Nation

"A significant drop in the number of hunters in West Virginia has left a hole in the state’s budget, and one lawmaker thinks he has a solution: Allow children to receive hunter training in school."

Naperville man killed family out of greed, prosecutor says | State and Local News | | WGN TV | Chicago's CW

"Everyone assumes it's Eric, but he denies it," Miller said. "He will take the stand and deny it."

2008, make me a polymath - Times Online

"Since 1948 the Reith Lectures have been a summer must-listen for anyone keen on having difficult concepts explained in layman’s terms, provided that the layman concentrates."

the empire of kittylaboom » Blog Archive » NY delft tableware..

"The classic tradition of Dutch Delft craftsmanship hits the streets of New York City. Presenting the ‘New York Delft’ Porcelain dinnerware collection."

Sasha Frere-Jones: Online Only: The New Yorker

"The young man said that the scenario reminded him of the war in Iraq, where civilians as innocent as the Egyptians are caught in a crossfire that they didn’t start. I was heartened to find doubt at the heart of faith, a dialectic I trust."



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