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TECHNOLOGY
National Radio Quiet Zone in West Virginia Prohibits All Transmissions
Residents of tranquil region that bans all cellphones, WiFi, Internet, radio or TV say they're “bored out of our fucking minds.”
Report: Federal Register, a
Government Agency, Still
Uses Floppy Disks

It's the only agency whose data is secure.
 
SPORTS
Seattle Seahawks Fans' Cheers
Cause Small Earthquake

Triggers larger quake along San Andreas fault, destroys rival San Francisco 49'ers park, gives Seahawks home field advantage throughout playoffs.
World Cup: U.S. Draws
“Group of Death”

Disappointing an American soccer audience estimated in the thousands.
FEATURE
A federal judge says Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy, a move which could help
A )Workers hoping to protect their pensions.
B )City leaders hoping to hire more police, fire fighters, and street repair workers.
C )Bankers.
Hint: look for the choice with the fewest words.
 
ODDS 'N' ENDS
Bob Dylan's Electric Guitar From 1965 Newport Folk Festival Sells for $965,000
To an anonymous old folkie who plans to “burn it to a crisp.”

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