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 NO. 614 “Expect the Ironic” JUNE 18 - 24, 2012 

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MAN GOES OVER NIAGARA FALLS IN BARREL
But no one sees it as everyone watches man cross Falls on tightrope.
 
WORLD NEWS
Greek Austerity Threatens Antiquities
And a lot of old Greeks.
Al Qaeda Affiliate in Somalia Offers 20 Chickens for Sec. of State Clinton
Bill Clinton: “I'm thinking, I'm thinking.”
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS . . .
Engineers Working on Train That Goes 4,000 MPH
Would cut New York-Washington commute to forty seconds.
U. S. NEWS
Report: 6.6 Million Young Adults
Now on Parentsí Health Plans
Thanks to Obamacare

6.6 million young adults will soon lose their coverage, thanks to Scaliacare.
 
REMINDER
  Beware of Greeks casting ballots.
 
California Getting $1.5 Million
To Fight Distracted Driving

Drivers will be called on their cellphones, given instructions on how to pay more attention.
Georgia: KKK Chapter Wants to
Join “Adopt A Highway” Program

Hopes to place little burning crosses alongside road.
 
POLITICS
Casino Owner Sheldon Adelson Gives $10 Million to Romney Super PAC
It's the minimum billionaires can give under new rules.
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