4/21: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
What news won't send oil prices soaring? Find out at American Idle.
A 76-year-old man has been arrested in Florida after alleged victims said he told them he was a doctor and offered them free breast exams.
The boyfriend of a Kentucky college student expelled for declaring his homosexuality on the Internet called Wednesday for a halt to $10 million in state funding for the private Baptist school.
A constituent of Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) received a letter from Emerson's office that contained the sentence "I think you're an asshole."
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Help local alt-country rocker Marlee MacLeod ease into her forties by checking out her blog at Marlee MacLeod's "In Other News..." Acknowledge The Peeper while you're there.
100 interesting science facts... for those of you still interested in science.
Chinese-Canadian Baun Mah examines ethnic stereotypes in cosmopolitan Toronto in the documentary A Chink in the Armour. Those Canadians... what word won't they add a "u" to?
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"[It] was a creative workplace focused on generating scripts for an adult-oriented comic show featuring sexual themes."
-- California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter, in a 7-0 decision to throw out a sexual harrassment case by a former assistant on "Friends" predicated on the vulgar language used by the sitcom's writers