Headlines editors probably wish they could take back

In this week’s Lower case …


Florida Times-Union, 10/2/16

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Contra Costra (Calif.) Times 5/31/77

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The Herald (New Britain, Conn.) 10/14/78

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Detroit Free Press, 7/1/75

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