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The Daily Wrap April 9, 2007

The Skinny

Vice President Dick Cheney [1]continues to stress that there was a Saddam Hussein-al Qaeda link.

New York Times Web Site Still Number One

NYTimes.com [2]remained the most highly visited newspaper web site in February.

Former Iraqi Official Rips The U.S.

A new book from former Iraqi government official Ali A. Allawi [3]is very critical of the U.S. occupation in Iraq.

Clinton Investigates Clinton

Bill Clinton [4]is urging researchers at his presidential library and Harlem offices to investigate him.

Another Imus Flap

Don Imus [5]apologized last week for comments that he and his producer made about the Rutgers University women’s basketball team, but the controversy hasn’t totally blown over yet.

Jesse Jackson [6]protests Imus.

Imus [7] ssays he is a good person.

Couric Is Patient Despite Low Ratings

Dan Rather had his “courage” now Katie Couric [8]is professing patience as she tries to become a serious newscaster.

CNN Sticks With Hard News

CNN [9] announced that it was only changing the anchors not the format of its flagging morning show.

Maybe CNN [10]should get “serious.”

Howard Kurtz

The latest first quarter ratings for the “Today” show with new co-host Meredith Vieira [11]are the lowest in  11 years.

Move Over Tiger

She may be no Tiger Woods, but 102-year old Elsie McLean [12]did hit a hole-in-one to become the oldest golfer to ever to do so.