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Dispatcher Mom Responds To 911 Call For Her Own Choking Son, Remains Calm Under Pressure

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.11.2014 | Good News

Every day, 911 dispatchers field urgent calls from life-or-death situations and help save lives. When this Marysville, California, dispatcher received...

First-Nighter: The Maude-like, Un-Maude-like Maude Maggart

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

What's truly appealing about Maude Maggart is that what you initially see--and hear--isn't what you eventually get. She fools you seven ways to Sunday and plainly gets a kick out of it.

Johnny Mercer, Lyricist-Composer-Singer, at 100

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Among other accomplishments you can find in The Complete Lyrics, Mercer is one of the most evocative writers about the American South who's ever put pen to paper.

Did Uganda Have a Space Program, or is Robert Kimball a Fool?

Ron Mwangaguhunga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ron Mwangaguhunga

Was there a Ugandan Space Program? There is no online evidence that I can find, and the whole thing sounds kind of dodgy.