Something in the Way the Post and News Craft Their Leads

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Today’s NYP:

THEY CAN’T WORK IT OUT

By TODD VENEZIA With Post Wire Services

May 18, 2006 — Will you still love me when I’m 64?

The answer is a resounding no for Paul McCartney, 63, and his 38-year-old ex-model wife Heather Mills McCartney, who announced yesterday they are going to separate after nearly four years of marriage.

Today’s Daily News:

McCartney’s split to be tied!

He & wife can’t work it out, but she’s no gold-digger

BY ELLEN TUMPOSKY

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

Long(ish) and winding road to divorce

LONDON — Will she still need him when he’s 64? The answer is no — but Paul McCartney still insists that his money didn’t buy Heather Mills’ love.

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