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Vol 46 Issue 09

Ball Movement Making Dirk Nowitzki Nauseous

DALLAS—During last Wednesday's game against the Phoenix Suns, Mavericks center Dirk Nowitzki reportedly told teammates that he "needed a sec" after a possession featuring quick-paced perimeter passing made him nauseous.

Autistic Child Ruins Marriage He Was Born To Save

HOUSTON—With the challenges accompanying his developmental disorder widening the already vast gulf between his parents, autistic child Evan Thomas, 3, continued this week to destroy the failing marriage he was brought into this world to save.
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Soda Tax Suggested In California

California lawmaker Dean Florez has introduced a bill that would tax soda and other sugary drinks one cent for every teaspoon of caloric sweetener they contain. What do you think?
  • "Kids today are crafty. You can tax their favorite drinks all you want, but they'll still find a way to get fat."

    Cara Stevenson
    Systems Analyst
  • "Suddenly investing my life savings in a carrot cider company doesn't seem so stupid."

    Demitri Sclavunos
    Embossing Machine Operator
  • "They don't have the heart to tax Dad's Root Beer, do they?"

    Warren Field
    Jet Channeler
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