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Higher authority
Prayer meetings in Rochester were cited in a May 15 Time magazine article to prove such gatherings are not confined to the Bible Belt.
According to the article, last month’s meeting of Christian Coalition activists in Rochester was led by Tom Jessop, a senior project engineer at Kodak. Topics discussed at the meeting included how to become a Republican committeeman and how to “blitz e-mail.”
And, of course, they prayed. No word, though, on whether those prayers included an appeal to keep Kodak on the straight and narrow.

And Checkers was an associate
Lawyers at Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle laughed last recently when a columnist for the New York Post mangled his facts, claiming Richard Nixon had been one for partners in that firm.
Dispelling the myth that lawyers have no sense of humor, those jokesters at Nixon, Hargrave responded by sending the misinformed columnist a T-shirt emblazoned with the following message: “Not that Nixon.”

Bill on the bus
From the “It’s a slow-news day” file of press releases: “Attention! Photo Opportunity: The Mayor will board a regular route RTS bus in front of the Convention Center at 1:40 p.m. tomorrow, May 17.”
Be there.

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