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Hot twoppic of the moment is cyclist Floyd Landis. The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that the 2006 Tour de France champion admitted he used performance enhancing drugs. His win was stripped after he tested positive for synthetic testosterone.  After spending an estimated $2 million in defense, denying he did any wrong, he now has come clean. And he is trying to take others down with him; most notably, 7-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. Armstrong denies the claims.

Hot twoppic of the day is Republican nominee for the Kentucky Senate seat, Rand Paul. After winning the nomination in Tuesday's primaries with the backing of the controversial Tea Party, Paul's views on civil rights were heavily scrutinized on Wednesday when Paul appeared on MSNBC's  the "Rachel Maddow Show." Paul told Maddow that he agrees with most parts of the Civil Rights Act, except for one which made it a crime for private businesses to discriminate against customers on the basis of race. This remark led to an outrage on Twitter. On Thursday Rand released a lengthy statement  saying, "I believe we should work to end all racism in American society and staunchly defend the inherent rights of every person."

Hot twoppic of the week is Google -- at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, the internet giant announced Google TV. It replaces your TV's listed program guide with a simpler version that includes what is on your television channels and what is on the web.  It emphasizes searching instead of browsing channels, using a remote with a keyboard --  a device sure to modify the channel surfer in us all.

This is @TheKateMalloy and those are your hot @twoppics on FOX News Radio.

 

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