Designated driver

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Gonzaga students are deciding whether to skip a few days of school to cheer on the Jesuit college’s men’s basketball team at the NCAA tournament in Salt Lake City.

Meanwhile Bulldog fever’s catching at the Vatican, where the world’s No. 1 Jesuit, Pope Francis, was organizing a road trip to Salt Lake City in the Popemobile.

Gross injustice: A judge has rejected an Arizona salon owner’s claims that her rights were violated when state regulators forced her to stop offering pedicures that use fish to nibble the dead skin off people’s feet.

The full text of the judge’s ruling is as follows: “Man, that’s disgusting. Who brings me these cases before lunch, anyway? Ewww.”

Cyber housecleaning: If the My Documents folder on your laptop is the digital equivalent of a compulsive hoarder’s living room, experts are standing by with advice on how you can bring order to all those vacation photos and unread emails.

Or, you could just ask the eighth-grader across the street.

— Mark Carlson and Jon Bauer, Herald staff

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