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Issue: "How to fix baseball," June 21, 2003

He made us feel like goddesses, fairy princesses, Cinderellas. We had all found our Superman, our knight in shining armor.

Sarah Calder of Calais, Maine, on why she and over 50 other women were allegedly duped into becoming engaged to U.S. Army Col. Kassem Saleh after meeting him through Internet dating services. The Army is investigating Col. Saleh's actions.

That means a lot more to me than losing money.

Danish pizzeria owner Aage Bjerre, who refuses to serve German and French customers because they are "anti-American," on the letters of support he has received from Americans. Mr. Bjerre says he has lost nearly $7,800 from turning away customers and repairing vandalism to his pizzeria.

In truth, no one would ever find Nemo and the movie would be called Grinding Nemo.

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Press release from JWC Environmental, maker of shredding equipment used to process sewage, expressing concern that children will flush fish down drains in hopes that they will go into the ocean as cartoon fish Nemo does in the Disney film Finding Nemo.

If I was to start today I probably couldn't get a job, because I don't look like what people think an anchorperson should look like.

Broadcast journalism legend David Brinkley, who died last week at age 82, on how the industry's standards have changed.


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