1/26 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
2008 GOP hopefuls suffer a setback when sides chose shirts and skins at American Idle.
We remember former Minneapolis Millerette Betty Trezza at Corpus Obscurum.
Many Canadian citizens applying for a passport have been informed their chance to remain a citizen expired years ago because of an obscure provision in the Citizenship Act, a little-known law that applied between 1947 and 1977, that states if you lived outside Canada on your 24th birthday and failed to sign the right form, you automatically lost your citizenship.
Authorities at Tarleton State University in Texas said they plan to investigate a Martin Luther King Jr. Day party that mocked black stereotypes by featuring fried chicken, malt liquor, and faux gang apparel.
Hugh Hefner insists Ozzy spawn Kelly Osbourne will never appear in Playboy, because her body would need too much airbrushing.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Former North Dakota farm boy Jeremy lives in Eagan and blogs about jury duty, Jack Bauer's bathroom schedule, and robot vacuum cleaners at Afterglide.
Swimwear for the fundamentalist Christian
Lloyd's of London's 2007 Political and Economic Risk Map [PDF]
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"The world is much safer today because of it."
— Vice President Dick Cheney, to CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Wednesday, January 24, on the U.S.-led ouster of Saddam Hussein