Monthly Archives: April 2011

Flashback: November 20, 2002: Larry King Finds Stars From Hollywood’s Golden Era Nesting in Donald Trump’s Hair

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Deadly Tornado Kills Seven

              TOPEKA – Seven people died when a killer tornado roared through a farm 40 miles south of Topeka yesterday.  Officials say six adults were consoling “a delusional teen girl” in a farmhouse when

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White House Releases Reagan Birth Certificate

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Obama Secretly Interviews Possible Replacement for Biden

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Transcript: Biden Talking in His Sleep During Budget Speech

“. . . articulate, clean, nice looking . . . the magical negro . . . .”

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Pirates’ Owner Unveils Plan for New Ballpark

PITTSBURGH – Pirates owner Bob Nutting unveiled plans to put the team in a new ballpark to be built between PNC Park and Heinz Field. “PNC Park is ten years old, and it’s very outdated,” Nutting said.  “In order for the

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