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JULY 13, 2010 1:24PM

Yankees, Obesity Drugs

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This June 29, 1978, file photo shows New York Yankees principle owner George Steinbrenner laughing as Billy Martin answers reporters questions at a news conference after the Old Timers Day game, at Yankee Stadium in New York. A person close to George Steinbrenner says the Yankees owner died Tuesday morning, July 13, 2010 . (AP Photo/Harris, File) 
 
RIP, George. You were a classic New Yorker  despite your temper and decisions. They don't make colorful characters like you anymore, I'm afraid.
 
Plus, did you hear about this new obesity drug?  It works but comes with side effects, apparently. Is this a way to fight our obesity epidemic? Would love to read some posts on this. 
 
I'm still amazed at Mel Gibson's recorded threats. He does belong in jail. I could actually picture him harming her seriously.
 
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