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In a big situation, in a lineup with Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, Jorge Posada, Johnny Damon, Nick Swisher, and Robinson Cano, bad wheels and all, there's no batter I have more faith in than Hideki Matsui. Yesterday, big game pitcher Andy Pettitte got the win, certain hall of famer, Mariano Rivera got the save, but with the Yankees down by one in the sixth inning, it was Matsui that delivered the two run, game winning single to clinch the Yankees 1ooth victory as well as the American League East Championship and home field advantage through out the playoffs. With Matsui's contract set to expire at the end of the seas ...

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Federal authorities have Najibullah Zazi in custody and have charged him with masterminding a terrorist attack. Born in Afghanistan, authorities allege Zazi attended a Quaeda training camp in Pakistan, received training in bomb making, stored bomb making instructions on his laptop and proceeded to purchase large amounts of chemicals, needed to make bombs, from beauty supply stores. ...

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My liege, and madam, to expostulate What majesty should be, what duty is, What day is day, night night, and time is time, Were nothing but to waste night, day, and time; Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit, And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, I will be brief. Your noble son is mad. . . . Shakespeare The UN should adopt a policy similar to the academy awards: after the speaker's allotted time has elapsed, start playing music over them. Muammar al-Qaddafi was given 15 minutes for his UN debut speech and he rambled on for an hour and a half. He covered everything from wanting to relieve the US of it ...

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Legendary Hall of Fame illustrator Bernie Fuchs passed away. An inspiration to generations of art students and professional illustrators. His contributions to publishing, art, culture and teaching will never be forgotten. He was 76. For more on the great Bernie Fuchs please visit these sites . David Apatoff's Illustration Art Leif Peng's Today's Inspiration More ...

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In June the pajama clad president of Honduras was exiled in an early morning military coup. Yesterday, using a little Hollywood symbolism, Manuel Zelaya slipped back across the border into Honduras wearing a white hat. He took refuge at the Brazilian Embassy and hopes to refocus attention of world leaders meeting this week in New York. ...

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President Obama continues to be a president of firsts. Yesterday he appeared on CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, and Univision network to talk about his health care proposals. The five interviews marked the most talk show appearances on a single Sunday by a president. Conspicuously absent from the lineup was Fox News. ...

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Detail

The art direction asked to include a specific piece of architecture, a weathervane that hinted at the name of the winery, and a landscape of California hills and vineyards. This was my first go at it.

First attempt Okay, the designer liked it, the client liked it, but it wasn't quite right for the label. They wanted less texture, less brush strokes, less saturated colors, made to look a little old, more atmosphere in the distance...and while you're at it, loose the we ...

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