October 17, 2021

Bazar Lead

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* A fond and admiring salute to Cindy Lange-Kubick, who has decided to step aside after 25 years of painting a rich portrait of life in our city with columns about the lives and dreams and triumphs and struggles of our neighbors.

* The two-word lede at the top of this column is for Cindy who “loves short sentences, fragments even,” as she tells us on Twitter.

* Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha showed up at a meeting of the redistricting committee last week wearing a big-time impressive cowboy hat.

* The dissenting opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to deny a request to block the Texas abortion ban pending judicial review is the clearest evidence yet that this is not the Roberts Court.

* How can wearing masks to protect one another’s health during a deadly pandemic be such a big fricking deal?

* Advertisements for mayonnaise on the field at a major college football game? Ugly.

* Far worse: Word that a high school quarterback has chosen to go to Rutgers because a six-figure endorsement contract awaits. Goodbye college football; it’s semi-pro now.

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