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TUESDAY, April 5, 2011

Southwest Airlines grounded its entire fleet of Boeing 737-300s after a five-foot section of skin peeled off one of them headed from Phoenix to Sacramento.  Not that they didn‘t see this coming.  For months, they’ve been advertising “premium wing seating” and “outdoor dining, weather permitting.”

After being booed off the stage in Detroit, Charlie Sheen’s “My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option Show” received a much warmer reception in Chicago.  Probably because their newly-elected mayor, Rahm Emanuel, drops the “F” bomb more often than Charlie does.

Workers at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant have begun dumping nuclear waste water into the ocean to free up room to store more highly radioactive water leaking at the site.  Hey, before you panic, they did consult with BP executives on how to do it safely.

Several major hospitals including LA’s Cedars-Sinai are experimenting with a new i-Phone app that allows cardiologists to monitor a patient’s EKG by telephone.  And when not in use medically, it doubles as a handy garage door-opener.

A University of Kentucky psychologist has demonstrated conclusively that the “heartache” associated with a failed romance is as real and every bit as damaging as any “physical trauma.”  Big deal.  Anyone paying alimony has known this for years.
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