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Mr. Gotti, a Favre jersey and missing Chuck E. Cheese

You know, I would make a joke about alleged New York mobster John "Junior" Gotti being brought to town for federal prosecution, but I'm too afraid.

By the way, Mr. Gotti, note I said "alleged mobster."

Look, I'm not suggesting that the St. Petersburg Police Department resort to using Segways, but I would think there is a better alternative than Ford Crown Victoria models that drink gas like Carrie Bradshaw drinks cosmopolitans.

This is a call for innovation from U.S. automakers. ...

My friend Dave Lubach at the Sheboygan Press reported this week that at Brett Favre's March "retirement press conference" in Green Bay, a Tampa woman showed up with a Bucs jersey bearing Favre's name. Favre signed the jersey with this statement, "In your dreams."

Sounds like a tell-tale sign. ...

Seen on a bumper sticker: You must be a parking ticket, because you've got fine written all over you. ...

I bet the folks from Caliente won't have a problem with new full-body imaging machines at Tampa International. ...

Miss Tampa Kaitlin Monte, the runnerup in the Miss Florida Pageant, will compete in the Miss Sweetheart Pageant in Hoopeston, Ill., Labor Day weekend. The pageant is for first runnersup from around the nation, and while it may not sound like much, it's worth noting the event has produced 11 future Miss America winners.

Plus, doesn't Hoopeston sound like a great place?

My oldest son put on a suit and tie to go to a quinceanera Friday. Seems like just yesterday he was at Chuck E. Cheese parties. You know, I miss those tunnels and slides.

That's all I'm saying.

Mr. Gotti, a Favre jersey and missing Chuck E. Cheese 08/10/08 [Last modified: Monday, August 11, 2008 9:00am]
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