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Monday, May 14, 2012

Good Morning, News!

Posted by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey on Mon, May 14, 2012 at 9:29 AM

GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! You get a little, but it's never enough. On your knees—that's what you get for falling in love. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

President Obama graces the latest Newsweek cover with the headline, "The First Gay President." Ooh-la-la! He has evolved!

Shamed senator John Edwards is basing much of his defense on the legal interpretation of the word "the." (Which worked so well with President Clinton and the word "is.")

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is out of a job after it's discovered that he padded his resume with an embellished college degree. Oh. So they do check that sort of thing.

Ina Drew, one of the top paid women in the country, and chief investment officer for JP Morgan Chase quickly retired today—ummm, after her division lost $2 billion in six weeks. Gulp.

A young Georgia woman is miraculously hanging on, even as her body is being devoured by a flesh-eating disease.

Meanwhile in Mexico, 49 decapitated bodies are found alongside a highway—suspected victims of the drug cartel. Subtle.

Donald "Duck" Dunn, one of the great Memphis bassists who backed up Booker T & the MGs, Otis Redding and many others has passed away at the age of 70.

In sports, a six-year-old baseball player makes an unassisted triple play. BALL HOG!!

And don't forget: ELECTION DAY IS TOMORROW! Drop off your ballots, and if you need help making a decision, check out our endorsements here.

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Hottie, hottie, hottie with temps reaching the high '80s today... but expect a cooling trend starting Wednesday.

And finally, even when Neil Patrick Harris isn't perfect... he's still kinda perfect. Here's his typographically challenged Mother's Day tweet:

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