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J.K. Rowling published ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’ on June 26th, 1997, and it instantly became a cultural touchstone. The Onion looks back at the most important moments in the 20-year history of the Harry Potter franchise.

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Frontier Airlines Tells Customers To Just Fucking Deal With It

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Dallas Declares State Of Emergency

With West Nile virus on the rise nationwide and Texas accounting for more than half of this year’s deaths from the mosquito-borne disease, Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings has declared a state of emergency and ordered the aerial spraying of insecticide. What do you think?

  • “I hope they remember to spray around people’s ankles. That’s where they get you.”

    Kaylan Winter Unemployed
  • "It's nice that Mayor Rawlings was able to keep his campaign promise of spraying chemicals over all his constituents."

    Hernan Ejercito Sail Cutter
  • "Someone should call Africa and see how they fixed their West Nile problem."

    Flo Katz Ticket Agent

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