-Following Karen Handel ’s defeat in the Georgia gubernatorial primary runoff , GOP rep Jack Kingston says Sarah Palin should stop interfering with the midterm races . [ Washington Post ]
-A former TWA stewardess remembers the glamour of commercial flight in the days before Jet Blue . [ Salon ]
-Hair today, fraud-and-breach-of-contract suit tomorrow: Paris Hilton was sued for $35 million for wearing the wrong extensions . [ ABC News ]
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TODAY IN SLATE
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You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
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An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.