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Area Man Convinced He Could Have Been NFL Bust

DES MOINES, IA—Insisting that he possessed the physical and mental attributes to be one of the most disappointing draft picks of all time, local man Keith Parker, 34, was reportedly convinced Thursday that he could have been an NFL bust.

Nation’s Sanitation Workers Announce Everything Finally Clean

‘Please Try To Keep It This Way,’ Say Workers

WASHINGTON—After spending years sweeping and scrubbing across all 50 states, the nation’s sanitation workers announced Thursday that everything was finally clean and asked Americans if they could please keep it that way.
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Horoscope for the week of May 12, 1999

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You will soon be surrounded by medical personnel saying things like "Tzaarp!" "Ka-Blishzzht!" and "Flazzort!" in an effort to describe the sound of your body hitting the high-tension lines.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    You're the kind of person who likes to have the right tool for the job, so don’t be caught without a complete set of dental picks this week.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    You will undergo an identity crisis when God claims that your name "just doesn’t sound right" and changes it.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    You will suddenly find yourself in mid-November with a sign reading, "Six Months Later..." floating over your head.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    Beware: Charlatans will try to pass off a bunch of vague generalizations as predictions of your future. Don’t trust them.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    You will soon receive a big fat cashier’s check. Of course, this happens every two weeks, as you are a big fat cashier.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    You always thought choosing the right robot would be an easy task... until the task fell to you.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Frankly, the stars don’t understand what your problem is with calamari. So what if it’s tentacles? It's delicious! Eat it already!
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    A drunken run-in with an angry northwoods lumberjack ends in your being mortally wounded by his scathing put-downs and acid wit.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    Today is not, in fact, the first day of the rest of your life. That was a few weeks ago. Today is Wednesday.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    The planet Uranus rises in your sign and wants to know what you find so damn funny about the name Uranus.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    The stars thank you for your submission, but, regrettably, they have no need for your "Pisces Is Nisces!" slogan at this time.

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