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Watching the odds on the Black trial

Imploding lenders and toxic loans

The Mortgage Lender Implode-O-Meter website, www.ml-implode. com, isn’t quite as funny as it sounds. It has no wacky YouTube-like videos, but 1.2 million viewers have checked it out since Dec. 31 anyway, to track the growing list of American mortgage lenders “that have croaked since late 2006.”
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A vacation that’ll have you drooling

Garry Jodoin is a semi-retired property manager whose impeccably clipped moustache frames what would otherwise be a very expensive mouth. The Ottawa native suffers from soft teeth“they’re like chalk,” he says—and by his own count has had 22 of his 31 capped with pearly white porcelain.
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WE’RE STALKING...HEATHER MILLS

The busy former model and Paul McCartney’s estranged wife may face a civil suit for trespassing after she allegedly made a late-night visit to a British pig farm on behalf of a vegetarian group. The farmer has warned that unauthorized visitors can introduce disease to the piglets.
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