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''Full House'' Star Admits Meth Problem

During an appearance on Good Morning America Wednesday, Sweetin, who played middle sister Stephanie Tanner on the hit sitcom, revealed that she is a recovering meth addict and once battled a daily drug habit. –”Full House” Star Admits Meth Problem (Yahoo!) I always thought that Jodie Sweetin was a much more talented child performer than either of the Olsen moppets, so reading this story made me go “Awww!” in a completely…

Not Just Another Column About Blogging: What newspaper history says about newspaper future.

Michael Kinsley made me laugh a decade ago when he argued against Web populists replacing professional writers, saying that when he goes to a restaurant, he wants the chef to cook his entree, not the guy sitting at the next table. I’m not laughing anymore: When there are millions of aspiring chefs in the room willing to make your dinner for free, a least a hundred of them are likely…

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Expiry Date for Courses

Expiry Date for Courses (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) In my in box today, a question to ponder. What courses from your program should not be accepted for transfer credit after 10 years have passed? If you started a science major 10 years ago, and took some foundational courses, and then dropped the major, how much of what was then considered cutting-edge knowledge would be obsolete if you went back to school a…