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Hacker proposes to girlfriend via casual puzzle game Bejeweled.

You're probably accustomed to seeing big-screen proposals at ball games, in crowded restaurants, and scrawled across the sky by aircraft. But popping the question by hiding a message in your intended's favorite computer game is rather more unusual.

Troy Neff Show: Troy Interviews Wayne Root, the Libertarian Presidential Candidate

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Troy and Wayne have an interesting conversation about the Libertarian philosophy and third party candidates.

Wayne Root

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Troy Neff Show: Troy Welcomes Mark Sobczak, Mike Collins, and Mayor Finkbeiner

Troy welcomes these three politicians to discuss the city's infrastructure and it becomes quite contentious between the Mayor and Mr. Collins.

Mark Sobczak

Michael Collins

Mayor Finkbeiner

Food costs rising fastest in 17 years

NEW YORK - Steve Tarpin can bake a graham cracker crust in his sleep, but explaining why the price for his Key lime pies went from $20 to $25 required mastering a thornier topic: global economics.

Chrysler, Nissan unveil car-truck production deal

DETROIT - Nissan Motor Co. said yesterday it will make a new small car designed by Chrysler LLC and Chrysler will make a full-size pickup truck designed by Nissan.

Both products will be sold in North America, and the new Chrysler subcompact will also be sold in Europe and other global markets starting in 2010. No financial details were disclosed.

Billions of gallons of oil in North Dakota, Montana- Geological Survey calls find largest reserves outside Alaska

Let's get it ! There is no substitute for American oil !

By Jerome R. Corsi
© 2008 WorldNetDaily

A shale formation stretching North Dakota and Montana may have an estimated 3 to 4.3 billion barrels of technically recoverable oil, according to a U.S. Geological Survey assessment.

most and least reliable cars....

http://money.cnn.com/popups/2006/autos/reliable/index.html

Most Reliable Small Car
Most reliable (Best score first)
Honda Fit
Toyota Yaris*
Honda Civic Hybrid*
Toyota Corolla

Least reliable (Worst score first)
Chevrolet Cobalt
2006 Nissan Sentra
Volkswagen Jetta (5 cyl.)
Chevrolet Aveo

Most Reliable Family Car
Most reliable (Best score first)
Honda Accord Hybrid
Toyota Prius
Honda Accord (4-cyl.)
Ford Fusion*
Mercury Milan*

Least reliable
Volkswagen Passat (4 cyl.)*

Most Reliable Upscale/Large Car
Most reliable (Best score first)
Lexus ES350

Union Killings Peril Trade Pact With Colombia

No wonder labor is so much cheaper in other countries. In Columbia, if workers feel they are mistreated or taken advantage of and want to unionize, they're simply killed.

Feds move to derail detainee transfer hearings

OTTAWA - The federal government is trying to derail hearings by the Military Police Complaints Commission into the transfer of detainees by members of the Canadian Forces to Afghan authorities, where they could be tortured.

What's in a name?

In another post, a public official was described as a Liberal Elitist and a wiki definition was linked. I read the definition and personally, I came to the conclusion that I didn't completely agree with the accusation.

I became interested in other names that are frequently used in political flame wars in the bloggosphere.

Two Views, Same Story

He whose name cannot be spoken had Doug Haynam and Jon Stainbrook on today for an update on the Republican party troubles. Both feel strongly about their positions and can be heard at www.wspd.com at the podcast site later this morning. Enjoy. He whose name cannot be spoken airs weekday mornings 5:30-9a on 1370 WSPD (shameless and embarassing plug)

Clinton, Obama focus on faith at forum

GRANTHAM, Pa. - Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday that the potential for life begins at conception as she and presidential rival Sen. Barack Obama answered questions about faith and religion in both their personal lives and the public discourse.

The Pope's Sex Abuse Challenge

Pope Benedict XVI's trip this week to the United States will include high-profile visits to the White House, United Nations and Ground Zero. But no matter what political issues or media angles may be buzzing before take-off, the Vatican tends to stress the pastoral aspect of any papal journey.

THIS WEEK'S EDITION OF THE TOLEDO VIEW

This week's edition of The Toledo View features interviews with Comedian Corey King of 92.5 Kiss FM, and Fitness Trainer Teri Brillhart of Super Fitness.

We also have the word on the streets from Jim Caputo, Ashley Lewis and Chester Taylor.

There is also a hot and controversial editorial, "Why Uncle Tom's and Aunt Jane's Are Necessary!"

Of course there is so much more...

Breast Cancer Vaccine Works Against Deadlier Form of Disease

Breast Cancer Vaccine Works Against Deadlier Form of Disease
Sunday, April 13, 2008; 12:00 AM

SUNDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- A breast cancer vaccine significantly reduced the risk of recurrence for patients who have a high expression of the protein HER2-neu.

Haynam, Stainbrook, and Cross oh my!!!

F**d LeF*****e of WSPD will have Doug Haynam, Jon Stainbrook, and Gene Cross as guests tomorow. Normally F**d wouldn't post an announcement like this but there seems to be a lot of interest in this Republican dust up, so it's an opportunity to hear both sides on one station. Posted with tongue deep in cheek by F**d LeF***** of F**d LeF***** and the Morning News on 1370 WSPD.

Global Warming could sap Superior

Lower lake levels, less ice cover, more algae, more invasive species and more waterborne diseases linked to sewer overflows after severe storms.

What's Happening To Your Money

By PARADE Magazine

People Are Saving Less

* The Commerce Department reports that Americans are saving at the lowest rate since the Great Depression.
* Personal savings stood at a national level of negative $6.2 million in January.

2008 career and money

The Results Are In!
Our thanks go to all who participated in this year's survey.

1. What do you think about the disparity in salaries between celebrities and everyday workers?
I don't think they should be paid as much 86%
I think it's fair that celebrities are paid so well 14%

2. Which of the following job industries seems most appealing to you?
Medicine/Health 42%

McCain Shifts on Aid to Some Mortgage Holders

"Senator John McCain, who drew criticism last month after he warned against broad government intervention to solve the deepening mortgage crisis, pivoted Thursday and called for the federal government to aid some homeowners in danger of losing their homes, by helping them to refinance and get federally guaranteed 30-year mortgages.

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