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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Ruth
Sen. Tom Harkin announced Saturday that he will not seek another term in office — putting another dent in Democrats' chances of hanging onto control of the Senate in the 2014 election.
Pauline Friedman Phillips, who as Dear Abby dispensed snappy, sometimes saucy advice on love, marriage and meddling mothers-in-law to millions of newspaper readers around the world and opened the way for the likes of Dr. Ruth, Dr. Phil and Oprah, has died. She was 94.
I have to admit, the reason I was so attracted to Adam Carolla's new book, "Not Taco Bell Material," is because of his preceding one, "In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks." Just the title told me I would be in for something, as Monty Python might put it, "completely different."
Think you haven't heard of sexual economics? Listen to the pop culture.
Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski reached into the stands to try to catch a foul ball _ and found himself face-to-face with former President George W. Bush.
George Washington played it, Babe Ruth gave it a shot and had a blast, and Harry Wright was a star player before becoming manager of the famed Cincinnati Red Stockings.
Betty Garrett, the vivacious Broadway star who played Frank Sinatra's sweetheart in two MGM musicals before her career was hampered by the Hollywood blacklist, has died in Los Angeles, her son said Sunday. She was 91.