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Percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamins C, B-2, B-3, B-5, B-6 and B-12 provided by Pimp Juice, a new energy drink marketed by Nelly and named after his hit single. Does it offer social sustenance? The Rev. Paul Scott, founder of the Messianic Afrikan Nation in Durham, N.C., thinks not, particularly after spotting the suggestion on the product’s Web site that Pimp Juice goes well with vodka. “As black men, we should be building a nation of strong black leaders,” Scott declares, “not a nation of super-energized, drunk pimps.”

$46 million

Construction cost of a public high school planned for Philadelphia that will be designed in part by Microsoft. Administrators envision a completely paperless school, with computer technology embedded everywhere from classrooms to the football coach’s desk. Rather than providing hardware or software, the company plans to develop curricula and administrative systems and advise school officials on how technology can help students learn. The school district is footing the bill.


Amount of a bill received by hundreds of small businesses in Minnesota after being called collect by a telemarketing firm pitching Web services, according to a lawsuit filed last week. The telemarketer, OO Operator Services, faces charges of deception and fraud.