Simon Says "Weekend Edition Saturday" host Scott Simon shares his perspective on news and events both large and small.

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and his wife Maggie (left). Ted S. Warren/Associated Press hide caption

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Chicago's Recommended Daley Allowance

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They'd Trade Labor Day For Days Of Labor

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Stephen Strasburg, Meet Tommy John

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Harmony Is The Sound Of Cultures Colliding

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Supermodel Naomi Campbell recently took the witness stand in the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor. Matt Sayles/AP hide caption

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The Very Model Of An Unwary Major Supermodel

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Razor Technology, On The Cutting Edge

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Honoring An Officer's Life, Artfully Lived

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Cheering Germany, On And Off The Pitch

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The Culture Of Kvetching

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President Obama's Bum Remark

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After A Ballgame, 'Nobody's Perfect' Is Just Perfect

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Just Take Off Your Shoes And Smile

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City Of Lights, But Not Alarms

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