OK, YOU WANT US TO THROW SMALL FELLOW SOME HEAT, WE'LL DO IT. BUT HE'D BETTER REMEMBER THAT THE INSIDE OF THE PLATE BELONGS TO US.

Interesting study available today attempts to explain why small children playing baseball have such trouble hitting balls pitched to them slowly. It's counter-intuitive, but we're willing to give it a try.

IRWIN MAINWAY WOULD BE PROUD. BUT ABSOLUTELY NO ONE ELSE WOULD.

"Actually, to be honest with you, you'll hear it first. I'm gonna make a billion dollars out of this," said Tony Van Pelt, the creator . . . "This is a business, controversial, but a legitimate product, hard work behind it."

What is Mr. Van Pelt peddling? Chronic Candy, lollipops made to taste like marijuana, with the slogan, "every lick is like taking a hit." To Mr. Van Pelt's chagrin, some parents seem to think kids might get the wrong idea about his treats.

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