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Lincoln Memorial Gets an Unwelcome Paint Job

National Park Service says profane graffiti was scrawled on monument on Tuesday

(Newser) - More troubling news amid an already tense week : The Lincoln Memorial was defaced with profane graffiti that was discovered Tuesday, reports Reuters . "F--- law" appeared to be spray-painted in red on one of the monument's white columns, though based on a National Park Service photo, there's some... More »

Town Considers 'WTF' Slogan

Fruita, Colorado residents would translate that as 'Welcome to Fruita'

(Newser) - A Colorado town with the motto "Honor the Past, Envision the Future" is considering three more letters to advertise itself: "WTF"—as in, "Welcome to Fruita." A couple printed out 500 stickers with the term and handed them out to businesses in downtown Fruita, sparking... More »

Rahm's Secret Service Name Is ...

(Newser) - Oh, the possibilities. Marc Ambinder in the Atlantic, says he’s learned the Secret Service code name for White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. Rahmbo? Nope. A play on his favorite expletive? Sorry. It’s actually the rather dull Black Hawk. The agency assigned it to him during the... More »

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