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Noonish Newsish and it's already Wednesday

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- The heatwave that has graciously broken could have lead to 25 deaths here

- Republican congressman Paul Gilmour of Ohio found dead in his apartment in DC

- Shaq is filing for divorce from his wife of five years. Together the couple had four children: Shareef, 7, Amirah, 5, Shaqir, 4, and Me'Arah, 1

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- 400 court interpreters are on strike from San Luis to Santa Barbara to LA counties, any chance they're all just standing outside of the courthouses flipping the bird?

- Speaking of stinky fingers, the LA Times today has an ad story about how the LA Times will run a scratch and sniff ad. Correctly, the headline begins with "Marketing ploy..."

- George Bush admits that he cries, "I do tears." All the way to the bank.

- Anna Nicole's baby daddy Larry Birkhead hits the I'm Not Gay media tour

- Matt Drudge booted off the air, Bill Cunningham "voice of the common man" in

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- Wait... The Pig closed? Noooooo

- Dorm fight between two teenage girls at the University of Arizona leads to one dead

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