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For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
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By Tom Jones, Times Staff Writer
Published December 21, 2007
Card of the day
PETA has a holiday e-card featuring a caricature of former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick. In the card, Vick is in a prison yard inside a snow globe with guards and watchdogs nearby. When you shake the globe, Vick bounces around. You know, I'm starting to think that Vick is one of the best things that has ever happened to raise awareness of PETA. The organization certainly is squeezing every last drop out of the public scandal.e_SClBDJ of the day
A disc jockey who is originally from Michigan was pulled off the air of his Charleston, W.Va., radio station Wednesday after listeners complained of the same song being repeated. What song? The University of Michigan fight song. The DJ (known as Coach Kidd) had been warned to "ratchet down his enthusiasm" over Rich Rodriguez leaving West Virginia for Michigan. The program manager at WVSR-FM said Kidd was temporarily yanked for "insubordination."e_SClBHe said it
"I told him exactly what to do to win Dancing With the Stars, and that's just like a Dallas Cowboy. He didn't give me any credit at all."
Former NFL star Jerry Rice, talking about Emmitt Smith on Last Call With Carson Daly