Jewish World Review August 25, 2006 / 1 Elul, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Saudi Arabia advanced in the Little League World Series this week, led by the kingdom's six-foot-eight first baseman and a six-foot-three-inch pitcher. No one can believe it. In Saudi Arabia, the size of children is tied to the price of oil.
New Orleans began the observances of the one-year anniversary this week of the arrival of Hurricane Katrina. There was no celebration. Federal officials say the trucks carrying the cake and punch were last seen in Little Rock heading north.
Washington D.C. held a robotics showcase on Thursday sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Not all the demonstrations went well. Al Gore malfunctioned in mid-sentence and admitted that global warming is exaggerated.
Bill Clinton stopped by Shea Stadium Tuesday to catch the St. Louis Cardinals playing the New York Mets, accompanied by his brother Roger Clinton. They get together for one night every year. Any more would break the terms of Roger's probation agreement.
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