The world has lost an incredibly artistic, creative man.
We're sad to announce that Family Circus cartoonist Bil Keane passed away yesterday at 89 years old due to congestive heart failure.
His memory will live on through his comic strip, which is featured in almost 1,500 newspapers across the United States!
Here's what Bil said was the goal of his work:
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Uh oh! Is this woman going to start stealing cell phones too, now that mobile couponing is becoming increasingly popular???
According to police, extreme-couponer Jamie VanSicker of Arkansas was arrested for stealing almost 200 NEWSPAPERS in an effort to find
some tons of deals! Wowsa!
Here's what Springdale Police Department's Lt. Kevin Lewis had to say about it:
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This is really interesting.
Several New York newspapers covered the state's historic passing of gay marriage this weekend, but not all of them considered the monumental event important enough to become their biggest story.
The Daily News above features a huge cover spread with the word "HISTORY!" in big, bold, and bright letters. However, if you look at the rest of the papers, in the gallery below, you'll see how vastly different this story was covered.
We're looking at you especially, New York Post.
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