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From AJR,   December/January 2008

Take 2   


Free for Santa Monica
CVS Pharmacies are offering free flu shots during the month of October. In Santa Monica, shots are offered at CVS, 2505 Santa Monica Blvd., October 27 from 10am-2pm, cost: $30 for cash patients, $27 for Extra Care Card Holders

(Santa Monica Mirror)

We Prefer Big Answers
Complaints included such things as dropped calls, long wait times and few Spanish-language services. Sheriff's representatives gave little answers.

(Phoenix Magazine)

No Mercy for the Dead
Baby sitter sentenced to prison after death

(Texas' Longview News-Journal)

Report: Dead boy endured many beatings

(Orlando Sentinel)

Fun with Puns
"Rockies maintain sense of humidor"

(over a Chicago Tribune story about the Colorado Rockies' use of a humidity- and temperature-controlled chamber to protect baseballs at mile-high Coors Field)

This Headline Wrote Itself
"Couple from Hell wins Halloween lottery"

(the Associated Press, over a story about a couple from Hell, Michigan, who won the lottery in a Halloween drawing)

Colorful Educators
"Green principals preached at expo"

(Santa Monica Daily Press)

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