5/1: Morning Communique
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Molly Priesmeyer reviews comedian Stephen Colbert's hilarious White House Correspondents' Dinner speech at Culture to Go.
Gen. Peter Schoomaker, the Army chief of staff, lamented complaints about the military's budget requests, stating Americans spend more on Christmas decorations than on national defense.
The American Lung Association has ranked Duluth in the top twenty-five American cities with the cleanest air.
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Eight sports mascots that need to die
Evangelist Ray Comfort and former child star Kirk Cameron prove the existence of God using a banana.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"We're trying to avoid [birds hitting aircraft] again and by doing that we're trying to reduce the food source."
-- John Shaffer, a scientist who works at the Kennedy Space Center's environmental program office, encouraging road-and-grounds crews to pick up roadkill to cut down on the number of vultures in Kennedy's airspace