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Crazy News Stories of the Week

Herpes-infected monkeys on the loose in Florida

In the 1930′s, a Florida tour guide was inspired by “Tarzan” to bring a rare species of wild monkeys to the state, NY Post‘s Natalie O’Neil reports. Originally, they were small in number and contained on a island, but in recent decades, they’ve learned to swim, and have been spotted many miles away on the mainland. And the worst part? Of the more than 700 monkeys caught in the past decade, most of them have tested positive for the Herpes-B virus. The monkeys are now considered a health hazard to the state.

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Sunday Show Preview

NBC’s Meet the Press: Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA), Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Center for Disease Control Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser and a roundtable with MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and former counselor to President Bush Ed Gillespie

CBS’ Face the Nation: Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA), Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Center for Disease Control Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser

ABC’s This Week: Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Center for Disease Control Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser and a roundtable with PBS’ Gwen Ifill, NYT’s Paul Krugman, WSJ’s Gerald Seib and ABC’s George Will

Fox News Sunday: Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Center for Disease Control Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) and “Power Player” Christopher Buckley

CNN’s State of the Union: Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), former Masschusetts Governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former Clinton White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart, former U.S. Rep. Susan Molinari (R), Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Center for Disease Control Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser

CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz: WaPo’s Dana Milbank, Amy Holmes, The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza, CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen, GWU professor of media and public affairs Mark Feldstein, ABC’s Dr. Tim Johnson

CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show: Time’s Joe Klein, NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell, Newsweek’s Howard Fineman and WaPo’s Kathleen Parker

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal: NYT’s Jeff Zeleny, WSJ’s David Wessel, NJ’s Alex Simendinger and WaPo’s Spencer Hsu

Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al Hunt: Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Schapiro and Bloomberg’s Rich Miller, Hans Nichols, Greg Stohr, Margaret Carlson and Kate O’Beirne

Roll Call TV with Robert Traynham: Meghan McCain and Roll Call’s Emily Pierce, David Drucker and Emily Heil

Will update throughout the day as we learn them.