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And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. This time around, we have a special occasion planned as one of our short people graduates to the next step on the journey of life. So we will spend a great deal of time kvelling. As they say, the days go slowly and the years go quickly. And what about you? Now that spring has sprung, you could tool around town and rummage through rummage sales. Maybe reaching out to someone special is in order. Or you could look past the horizon, take your proceeds from the new tax law and wager a bet on whether Korean peace talks deliver. Well, whatever you do, have a grand time. But be safe. Enjoy, and see you soon …

Advocates for White House-backed legislation intended to make it easier for sick patients to get access to experimental drugs are frustrated, believing that congressional momentum behind “right to try” has ground to a halt, according to The Hill. Despite vocal support from President Trump and Vice President Pence, the House and Senate have made little progress on bridging differences over separate bills passed by each chamber. The Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity plans a new six-figure national television and targeted digital ad campaign calling on Congress to pass right to try.

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  • May I observe that there’s more to the saying:
    As they say, the days go slowly and the years go quickly. … “as long as the evil times come not.”
    That said, kvell your heart out, Mr Ed!

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