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Did Frank Gehry make a Viagra joke at a topping-off ceremony?

The Blind Side movie made Ken Starr all teary-eyed.

Colum McCann’s Let The Great World Spin won the National Book Award.

Meanwhile, Philip Roth was shortlisted for a bad-sex writing prize.

The Times inspires darkening, then repair of a Queens hospital sign.

Goldman Sachs picks 272 new managing directors.

Galleon case keep growing; insider claims a tip from Asia.

George Pataki is still thinking about 2010.

Dan Rather is back in Afghanistan.

Big cuts come to Bloomberg/BusinessWeek.

And to the A.P.

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