Actual Newspaper Headlines:

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says

Iraqi Head Seeks Arms           

Prosecutor Releases Probe into Undersheriff  

Miners Refuse to Work After Death 

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant

If Strike isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last a While  

Drunk Gets Nine Months in Violin Case           

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery, Hundreds Dead

Man Struck By Lightening Faces Battery Charge 

Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft 

Kids Make Nutritious Snacks 

(For a discussion of what prompted the Smile a Day column, see an earlier post)

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