Reported Stories With a Firm Grasp of the Obvious

(From the Notebook pages of The New Republic 1995)

Study Finds Sex, Pregnancy Link
Cornell Daily Sun, December 7, 1995

Whatever Their motives, Moms Who Kill Kids still Shock Us
Holland Sentinal, date unknown.

Survey Finds Dirtier Subways After Cleaning Jobs Were Cut
The New York Times, November 22

Larger Kangaroos Leap Farther, Researchers Find
The Los Angeles Times, November 2

Light meals are lower in fat, calories
Huntington Herald-Dispatch, November 30

Alcohol ads promote drinking
The Hartford Courant, November 18

Malls try to attract shoppers
The Baltimore Sun, October 22

Official: Only rain will cure drought
The Herald-News, Westpost, Massachusetts

Teen-age girls often have babies fathered by men
The Sunday Oregonian, September 24

Low Wages Said Key to Poverty
Newsday, July 11

Tomatoes come in big, little, medium sizes
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia, March 30

Dirty-Air Cities Far Deadlier Than Clean Ones, Study Shows
The New York Times, March 10

Man Run Over by Freight Train Dies
The Los Angeles Times, March 2

Scientists see quakes in L.A. future
The Oregonian, January 28

Wachtler tells graduates that life in jail is demeaning
The Buffalo News, February 26

Free Advice: Bundle up when out in the cold
Lexington Herald-Leader, January 26

Prosecution paints O.J. as a wife-killer
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, January 25

Economist uses theory to explain economy
Collinsville Herald-Journal, February 8

Bible churchs focus is the Bible
Saint Augustine Record, Florida, December 3, 1994

Clinton pledges restraint in use of nuclear weapons
Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 6

Discoveries: Older blacks have edge in longevity
The Chicago Tribune, March 5

Court Rules Boxer Shorts Are Indeed Underwear
Journal of Commerce, April 20

Biting nails can be sign of tenseness in a person
The Daily Gazette of Schenectady, New York, May 2

Lack of brains hinders research
The Columbus Dispatch, April 16

How we feel about ourselves is the core of self-esteem, says author Louise Hart
Boulder, Colorado, Sunday Camera, February 5

Fish lurk in streams
Rochester, New York, Democrat & Chronicle, January 29

Some 40% of female gas station employees in Metro Detroit are women, up from almost none a year ago.
Detroit News article

Marijuana Issue Sent To A Joint Committee
Toronto Star headline

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Entrepreneur Magazine ad

Gators To Face Seminoles With Peters Out
The Tallahassee Bugle

Messiah Climaxes In Chorus Of Hallelujahs
The Anchorage, Alaska Times

Married Priests In Catholic Church A Long Time Coming
The New Haven, Connecticut Register

Governor Chiles Offers Rare Opportunity To Goose Hunters
The Tallahassee Democrat

Would She Climb To The Top Of Mr. Everest Again? Absolutely!
The Houston Chronicle

Governors Penis Busy [should be Pen Is]
The New Haven, Connecticut Register

Thanks To President Clinton, Staff Sgt. Fruer Now Has A Son
The Arkansas Plainsman

Clinton Places Dickey In Gores Hands
Bangor Maine News

Starr Aghast At First Lady Sex Position
The Washington Times

Clinton Stiff On Withdrawal
The Bosnia Bugle

Long Island Stiffens For Lili’s Blow

Organ Festival Ends In Smashing Climax
San Antonio Rose

Petroleum Jelly Keeps Idle Tools Rust-free
Chicago Daily News

Textron Inc. Makes Offer To Screw Company Stockholders
The Miami Herald

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