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Friday, April 20, 2012

The Football Free Edition

Posted By on Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 5:19 PM

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No Petrino. No bikini modeling Republican consultants. No Jon Gruden. Instead: gutless politicians, legislative scams, a haughty local board and a timid state commission. And some 4/20 talk.

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