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baltimoresun.com: "Already the cabdrivers line the cruise ship piers in Nassau plugging tours to Anna Nicole Smith's home and gravesite. Just as it did elsewhere, the Smith circus pushed everything else off the front page in this capital city of the Bahamas, a chain of islands 179 miles southeast of Florida. It's not as if Nassau needed Smith to draw tourists. It has been a perennially popular port for cruise ships for eons. At some time or other, virtually every line schedules stops there."

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