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By Margaret Lyons in News on Feb 13, 2008 12:52AM

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Johanna Vera, 23, was charged with attempted murder for allegedly giving her children, 3 and 10 months, juice with rat poison and boric acid in it. Vera also apparently drank it herself. All three survived the November 29th incident, which Vera says stemmed from a domestic dispute that left her wanting to "die and take her children with her." [S-T]

Mexican President Felipe Calderon was in town today on his first trip to the US since his took office. [AP]

Congratulations, Gary Coleman! [People]

Obama skank tanks are on sale. [ Just kidding, it's from]

Roads are really slick, cupcakes, so drive and walk carefully. And if you're're...not. Sorry. [CBS 2]

Not sure how we got so scat-heavy today, but Eric Zorn wants everyone to know that there's "Winter Poop Elf." Uh, you mean the best elf ever? (Worst elf ever?) [Change of Subject]

Illinois's budget has a $750 million deficit. Is there nothing Blago can't do? [CBS 2]