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Blog: Running out of time

This breaks your heart-regularly.
Having been one of Virginia Beach Animal Control's sharpest critics for several years now, I will give credit where credit is due.Recently, they have begun to hold animals for 20 days as opposed to the old policy of 5 to 10 days.The downside of this policy is, the 10 day limit is firm and after day 20, the animal is euthanized.The line must be drawn somewhere and I understand that-I certainly don't like it when a healthy, friendly and adoptable pet is killed for lack of a home, but this is what our society has forced upon the animal welfare community.I can im

Blog: June Doom

In the vast world of cyberspace, one blogger stands alone: Jim Lileks.

Each weekday, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune columnist takes his addicted audience along on an offbeat account of his life. Lileks' wry observations are amusing. Even when he doesn't have much to say.

Today, for instance. After tackling a perplexing postage stamp problem, Lileks delivers his ode to June. Here's a taste:

June! You never extinguish the emotions that word held when you were in school. Freedom and release. Listening to the radio in the twilight, waiting for the station to sign off with that robotic

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