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Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Nutty News

High Court to Hear Dispute Over Wine Sales

WASHINGTON (Dec. 7) - The Supreme Court is considering whether states may bar people from buying wine directly from out-of-state suppliers, a big-money question that could lead to sweeping changes in how alcoholic beverages are regulated and sold. Justices were hearing arguments Tuesday in three appeals involving bans in Michigan and New York on direct shipments that cross state borders. The dispute pits regulators and wholesalers against out-of-state wineries that want to sell alcohol to consumers, mostly over the Internet or by phone.

Isn’t it nice that all of the important stuff is now settled, so that they can enjoy a case like this?

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Jackson DNA Sample Collected
Source Says Singer Cooperated With Request

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 5) - Michael Jackson has voluntarily given a DNA sample to authorities, according to a source close to the case, but it was not immediately clear how officials planned to use the sample in the singer's child molestation case.

Dry cleaners in Chappaqua, NY, report being deluged with truckloads ofdirty clothes following the announcement.

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Martha Stewart Cooks With NBC on Syndicated Show


LOS ANGELES (Dec. 6) - Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is said to be in final negotiations with NBC to distribute a new syndicated show hosted by the company's imprisoned founder. Sources said the show would focus on many of the same topics as her previous "Martha Stewart Living" lifestyle/how-to series, but would boast a different production style courtesy of reality TV maven Mark Burnett.

First episode: how to wrap your tin cup in a doiley so it doesn’t make that clanging sound when you bang it on the bars of your cell.

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Bawbwa Walteus names Paris Hilton “Fascinating”


NEW YORK (Dec. 7) - Paris Hilton has been named one of the "most fascinating people of 2004" by Barbara Walters. Walters will host a special on Wednesday, presenting the 10 most intriguing people of the year.

Paris Hilton did not say, “You know that Old Lady smell? Eeeewwwwwwww!”


2 Comments:

  • At 4:27 PM, Blogger O'Conghaile said…

    I heard that after the Barbara Walter's interview, a reporter asked Paris what Barbara smelled like and she replied "DEPENDS".


    -S

     
  • At 8:14 PM, Blogger Greg Finnegan said…

    Eeeeewwwww! Good one!

     

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