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Steve Gilliard, 1964-2007

It is with tremendous sadness that we must convey the news that Steve Gilliard, editor and publisher of The News Blog, passed away June 2, 2007. He was 42.

To those who have come to trust The News Blog and its insightful, brash and unapologetic editorial tone, we have Steve to thank from the bottom of our hearts. Steve helped lead many discussions that mattered to all of us, and he tackled subjects and interest categories where others feared to tread.

Please keep Steve's friends and family in your thoughts and prayers.

Steve meant so much to us.

We will miss him terribly.

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Its always interesting on the weekends in the blogosphere nowadays. Always people resigning or getting investigated or named in an indictment. ah... and... they are ALL republicans. Oh and with all the Honduran 'Massage' stories, lets not lose site of the fact that the guy who was investigating Abramoff resigned because he was well... he was working for Abramoff, and of course by Massage i mean sex.