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New Book Written From Perspective Of Gargamel

NEW YORK—Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked, the story of Oz told from the Wicked Witch's perspective, has completed a novel told from the point of view of the Smurf-hating sorcerer Gargamel.

Human-Genome Patenting

According to a recent study, 20 percent of human genes have been patented in the U.S. Which genes have been registered, and who are their holders?

Narnia Targeted To Christians

The film adaptation of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, the first installment of the Chronicles Of Narnia series, is being marketed...

Public Wants Troops Home

According to a recent poll, 52 percent of Americans want to withdraw troops from Iraq within the next 12 months. What do you think?
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ON RACIALLY INSENSITIVE SPORTS MASCOTS

  • “At least North Dakota is now merely the ‘Fighting Sioux.’ It was a little iffy in the 1950s, when they were the ‘Drunken Brawling Prairie-Jigaboos.’”


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