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  • Our 12 favorite non-book literary oddities on EBay

     
    Inspired by Salinger's toilet -- which was listed for sale on EBay for $1 million -- Jacket Copy decided to see what other literary-ish items are currently for sale on the site. What we discovered? The doozy dozen. The first......
  • TV ads, by Americans for Prosperity and billionaire David Koch, targeting Grayson and Kosmas

     
    Orlando TV viewers may have caught new commercials, funded by Americans for Prosperity, and directly targeting the Congressional re-election bids for Alan Grayson and Suzanne Kosmas. The national advocacy group, founded by billionaire David Koch, has paid...
  • Football: Ex-Westlake player killed in Afghanistan

     
    The Westlake High School football community is in mourning after news came out over the weekend that former linebacker A.J. Castro, the son of former booster club President Hector Castro, was killed Saturday in a land mine explosion in Afghanistan.......
  • Oval Office gets a makeover

     
    by Mike Memoli While President Obama was on vacation, his West Wing office got a bit of a face lift, complete with a new rug, fresh wallpaper and paint, and new furniture -- all done at no taxpayer expense, the......
  • Democrats to Barbour: Don’t endorse Rick Scott

     
    TALLAHASSEE — In advance of Day Two of the Rick Scott-Republican Party “We are Family” Unity Tour, the Democratic Governors Association is having a little fun with the heaps of criticism these very same Republicans had expressed for...
  • Is the Senate in play?

     
    by Mike Memoli The Cook Political Report has revised some of its race ratings in contests for House, Senate and governor, and none of them are good for Democrats. Most significantly, the non-partisan political handicapper now says Republicans are poised.....
  • One-fourth of new animal hoarding cases involve rescuers, ASPCA expert says

     
    Linda Bruno called her Pennsylvania cat rescue the land of milk and tuna. It thrived for years as people sent pets they couldn't care for from hundreds of miles away -- unaware that it was a death camp for cats.......
  • Obama raising cash for Sestak

     
    by Colby Itkowitz President Barack Obama is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak in Philadelphia on Sept. 20. First reported by Politicspa, Obama will be at several events in Pennsylvania that same day. (John Callahan,.....
  • Kate Plus 8: Kid work permits come under more fire

     
    Last week I wrote about the Kafkaesque defense that the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry was offering in connection with the work permits it issued for Kate Gosselin's 6-year-old kids. Read it here.Now comes this formal response from State Rep....
  • Heat, fire and flood ahead ... then Igor?

     
    Sounds pretty dire, doesn't it? Fortunately, the reality isn't quite so bad.The National Weather Service forecasters out at Sterling think today's high might rise into the upper 80s, falling somewhere short of the 90-degree mark. Of course, they said the....
  • Your morning adorable: What's rarer than rare? A black Amur leopard cub

     
    June was a big month for a critically endangered species: the Amur leopard. Only a few hundred Amur leopards remain worldwide -- that's including both wild and captive animals -- but that number increased a bit when several Amur leopard......