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The Public's Eyes: Dog Days

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Just a quick entry in our continuing series on what you guys are reading: I was just emailed a list of yesterday's top stories. I can't give you exact numbers, but I wanted to highlight the eighth and ninth most popular:

8. Iraq – Main Story

9. World's Ugliest Dog Dies
Sam The Hairless Dog, Age 14, Euthanized After Having Heart Problems

So how many more hits did the Iraq story get than the dead ugly dog story? A whopping 170. And both lost out to the fifth most popular story, Virgin Mary Crying Blood?

No judgment here – the Iraq story isn't exactly new news (though there are new developments), and it's tough to resist the pull of the world's ugliest dog. (I mean, who doesn't want to see that mug?) But, well, thought you might like to know.