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Picking Splinters: Into October’s Mailbag

Mike, You chirp about how the Redskins are going to cakewalk to wins in their next three games and then they immediately lose to the winless Rams. Thanks for the jinx, jerk.

Nicholas F. Benton: How Bad Will The Crash Be?

As Congress becomes swiftly distracted and preoccupied with rearranging the deck chairs on the $700 billion Wall Street bailout package, the stubborn if overlooked gigantic elephant sitting in one of them ain’t budging.

Classified Ads for Week of July 10 – July 16, 2008

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Classified Ads for Week of July 3 – 9, 2008

Wanted FOR COMPANIONSHIP Old & Young, Honest, Caring, Fluent English & Asian. Direct Hire. Call Home 571-431-7620 or 202-625-8204 Yard Sales BRAKE FOR BARGAINS! Our stock of collectibles-antiques for sale! Plus sewing machine, TV, furniture, young women’s cloths, decorations, Cuisinart Coffemaker, computer stuff, etc. Saturday, July 5, 9-2pm. 110 Rolling Trace, off Cherry St, Falls […]

Dowd on Drinks: A Beer Drinker’s Guide To Holiday Champagne

So there you sit, in your latest ugly Christmas sweater that already has a splotch of holiday gravy on the front, wondering how to avoid looking like a schlub when you uncork the champagne you've been assigned to purchase for the next family inquisition commonly known as New Year's Eve.