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V.21 No.24 | 6/14/2012

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The Daily Word in protesting Putin, toppling Trevi and locating lungs

The Daily Word

Thousands take to the streets of Russia to protest Vladimir Putin a day after authorities raided the homes of protest leaders.

The world-renowned Trevi fountain is slowly crumbling due to cuts to the funding of Rome’s monuments.

Danny Boyle’s £27m opening ceremony for the London Olympics features real animals and rain-producing clouds.

175 structures have been destroyed by the Little Bear fire in Ruidoso.

A pair of lungs is discovered on a Los Angeles-area sidewalk.

The Los Angeles Kings win Lord Stanley’s Cup, the first in the club’s 45-year history.

Bank of America plans to spend $50 billion over the next 10 years to fight climate change.

A group of Japanese astronomers in Hawaii find the oldest galaxy to be discovered.

A man suspected to be high on bath salts strips naked and goes after a three-year-old girl in Miami.

A man gathering material about a book about kindness in America is shot and wounded in West Virginia.

Tokyo reclaims its place as the world’s most expensive city.

23 gravestones vanish at a Civil War cemetery in Washington, D.C.

The town of Middleborough, Mass. can now slap you with a $20 fine for swearing in public.

Happy National Beef Jerky Day! Here’s a portrait of sasquatch made entirely of jerky.

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The Daily Word: extreme Nuge; low tolerance of nude public art or abortion in AZ; bikini guitars and the Whole Foods effect

A fight broke out at the last Sunland Park council meeting, postponing the process of finding a suitable mayor.

Some people won't let this sculpture in Tempe be.

The trial of former APD officer Levi Chavez is delayed for at least a year.

Ted Nugent takes more dying boys and girls on last fishing trips than anyone else.

Russians invented everything.

This bee's nectar is your tears.

Albuquerque Public Access Television meeting this Monday May seventh at City Hall.

The Whole Foods effect.

The New York Times was able to claim a staggering 73 percent increase in circulation since last March. Here's the why.

Here's a Gretsch guitar catalogue from 1961.

Arizona Governor signs bill that would cut off any funding to Planned Parenthood and other health providers who perform abortions.

One can't expect the Olympics in London to go on without a Falkland Islands flap.

Fifty hottest female inmates, the webpage.

“If an act is designed to arouse or the result is arousal, than it’s adult entertainment.”

Notman's World.

Japan took the last of its fifty nuclear reactors offline.

Suit yourself.

Connecticut passed a medical marijuana bill.

On this day in 1943 Michael Palin was born.