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News item: A federal jury awards mountain biker Susan Hayward more than $300,000 in a lawsuit over her removal from the 2004 U.S. Olympic team.

Comment: It was an uphill battle, but if anybody’s going to win an uphill battle …

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And finally …

When Sarah Palin returned to Alaska on Wednesday after the Republican ticket lost the election, supporters greeted her with chants of “2012! 2012!” the Associated Press reported.

Help me out here. Does that mean they want her to run for president in four years or was that the final score when Palin’s Wasilla High School team won the girls state basketball title in 1982?