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Headline of the day…not so much

Some headlines are funny. Some are inspired. And some are wince-worthy. When I saw this one, I felt their pain, remembering the number of times that we have caught “the Virginia Trail Lawyers Association” on galley — so far as ...

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What do you get when you cross this month’s NCAA basketball tournament and the upcoming papal election in Rome? The Wall Street Journal has the answer: “March Madness, Vatican Style: Who’ll Come Out of the Sweet Sistine?”

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Headline of the Day

In Sandusky, Ohio, a man was minding his own business, watching football in his garage when a drunken neighbor pulled into his driveway. A fight started; the neighbor bit off the eyebrow of the first guy and later was charged ...

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Headline of the Day

In honor of Election Day yesterday: “It won’t mean a thing if they don’t win that swing” In which newspaper did this one appear? Actually, none — it was the winning entry in a headline-writing contest run by the Newseum, ...

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Don’t know much about history…

Some intern in New York will never live this one down. Former NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong died over the weekend, but as noted at JimRomenesko.com, it wasn’t reported that way on the NBC News website:

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The News & Observer down in Raleigh had this headline a few days ago: Chapel Hill house where 15 lived badly damaged by fire If only the 15 had lived better… H/T to James Taranto of the Wall Street Journal ...

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Headline of the Day

USA Today takes honors for yesterday’s gem from its purple “Life” section, the hedder on a profile of musician Yo-Yo Ma: “Yo-Yo Ma’s message: There’s always room for cello”

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Headline of the Day

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has had a difficult week, as he has fielded accusations of harassment of women. TIME’s blog Swampland covers politics in DC and beyond. Regardless of your politics, you have to tip your hat to the ...

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation, a charitable organization run by the singer, is planning to auction off six pieces of contemporary art next month at Sotheby’s in London. The art is expected to bring in about $750K, with all proceeds ...

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Headline of the day

Credit goes to the Wall Street Journal once again. Today they have an editorial assessing the Republican presidential race after the weekend. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., took the Iowa straw poll and Texas Gov. Rick Perry officially entered the race. ...

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