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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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Magazine Sales Continue Downward Trend

Newsstand sales of magazines decreased 9.2 percent in the first half of 2011. What do you think?

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