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What if a (gasp) hurricane hits the Gulf slick? Season is coming…..Pro Publica: more reports of illness from the Gulf as BP keeps using suspect substance…..Jimmy Fallon: "It’s pretty hard for fans of Lost now that it’s finally over. If people want to get their fix, they’ll have to follow that other group that’s lost and confused in the middle of the ocean. You know, B.P."
Sarah Palin "welcomes" new next door neighbor Joe McGinness to Wasila via Facebook–he’ll be there for five months working on a book about her. She promises to get workin’ on a new fence…..Joe once tried to win a dinner with her ….
TPM: Palin’s pal, NIkki Haley in S. Carolina, accuses enemies of being behind sudden sex scandal claims….while her "accuser" says he has years of emails and texts and his site stands behind him. He talks to TPM about protecting his own reputation.
George W. Bush in speech reveals that his upcoming memoir begins with decision to stop drinking, says his first line comes from Laura: "Can you tell me a day in which you have not had a drink?” He gain, our loss?
WFAN sports radio in NYC reporting NFL will announce Super Bowl coming to Jersey in 2014….
Hold the Curry: NBC’s Ann Curry gave commencement speech and praised college for some of its famous graduates — but she had the wrong Wheaton in mind.