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FOOD
First Featherless Chicken Shown to Public
Created by cross-breeding a Rhode Island Red with a rubber chicken.
 
SPORTS
Baseball: 85% of Players on Steroids
The rest are on waivers.
Boston Red Sox Surge, Despite "Curse of the Bambino"
Therefore, say experts, it must be a strike year.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
Brink's Truck Overturns, Millions Scooped Up by Passersby
They invest it wisely, pool profits, buy majority ownership in Brink's.
 
PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Cluster Telescopes in Chile Peer Far Back Into Time
Detect cosmic background microwave radiation (right) from what astronomers believe is T-shirt lost at Woodstock in 1969.
The Afterlife
by Earl Wilson
The latest "in" thing up here is trying to get on "Crossing Over," one of the few "live" TV shows featuring dead people. They're trampling on each other's graves to get John Edward's attention. Who says there are no second acts?
Took the BW to see The Late Miss Peggy Lee the other night. The sultry songstress may have lost all but a few pounds, but she can still warble, witness the slew of celebrity stiffs who showed up at The Blue Angel for the opening, among them: Lou Costello, Sigmund Freud (Hiya Doc!), and former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who was with her own first lady. Hey, up here, anything goes!

That's Oyl, brother.


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