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Issue: "The GOP's Latino outreach," Sept. 28, 2002

You don't get hugged by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Rock star Billy Joel, on how his musical success, including induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, does not compensate for his lack of success in love and marriage.

This is more incredible than any movie of the week you could cook up.

Media analyst Lisa Granatstein, on Rosie O'Donnell's decision last week to abandon the publication Rosie because of editorial differences with the magazine's publisher. The move comes on the heels of Miss O'Donnell's May exit from The Rosie O'Donnell Show and her announcement that she is a lesbian. Rosie's circulation had dropped steadily since its May 2001 debut. The magazine will cease publication after the December issue.

I don't want to use the argument it takes one to know one, but it's an experience factor.

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Al Hanson, Republican candidate for Missouri auditor, on why his felony fraud convictions 24 years ago would qualify him to catch fraud if voters elect him to the office. The state GOP is urging voters not to vote for Mr. Hanson, whose fluke campaign won the primary against a candidate the party backed.

For the rest of your lives, there is no place to go but up.

Ashland, Pa., Mayor Rosemarie Noon, to John Dalton and Sarah Yurkunas as she officiated at their wedding in the Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine, 400 feet below ground. The closed mine is a tourist destination.


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