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In the time it takes Rob Morse to stroke his chin, the Sporting Green's Ray Ratto will have written two columns about the Giants, another about the Sharks, tapped out 600 words on the Niners for ESPN.com, and gofered stats…
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Dog Bites

Oh, Come All Ye Hypocritical The San Francisco Examiner had its staff Christmas party at the mansion on Treasure Island last Saturday night. Yes, that's the same Treasure Island to which columnist Rob Morse devoted several hundred inches of complaints…
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Dog Bites

Ex Big Gun Shoots Opera Sure Allan Ulrich's paean to the refurbished War Memorial Opera House ("Days will soon be charged with anticipation") in last Sunday's Examiner was a bit swoony. But even fluff can require some journalistic grit --…
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Unspun

Merc Stages Shootout in Gulch A little more than a year ago, the San Jose Mercury News reported that the San Francisco Examiner was about to fold. The Ex is still alive, though barely, with a weekday circulation of roughly…
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What's Best -- Pistol or Pit Bull?

San Francisco has become a city of waiting. For the Central Freeway to reopen. For Rob Morse to be interesting. For the big one to happen, already, and rid us of South Beach. But nothing can be as frustrating and…
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Slap Shots

The Funeral That Won't Die It's approximately 2 p.m. on Herb Caen Day, the afternoon of his much-publicized memorial service at Grace Cathedral. Standing in front of the overflowing Moose's, North Beach hangout for politicos, second-tier players, and drunk boyfriends…
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Slap Shots

Absolutely Morse! Last week our nation was marked by a series of cataclysmic events. Disney merged with ABC, Mickey Mantle announced he has lung cancer, and San Francisco Examiner columnist Rob Morse became a tourist for three days, roaming the…
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Letters

Never on Sunday Bill Mandel's fine story on the Chronicle-Examiner ("The Case for One Daily," March 1) sheds a lot of intelligent light, although Mandel underestimates public perception of who writes for whom -- on Sunday. Were Mandel's Sunday…
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