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May 21, 1998
Volume CVII, No. 18
Willy Wonka busted for
The Willy Wonka Confection Factory was shut down Tuesday morning on several counts of
labor violations. Acting on a tip from an anonymous child code-named Charlie,
federal and state agents staged an early-morning raid on the Wonka compound.
Britain rocked by
Clashes on Wednesday between police and local youths left four injured and over £45,000
in property damage in what constable Harry Swancourt is calling the worst outbreak
of ballet hooliganism since the European finals in 1988.
Fortune 500 list released
Soldier of Fortune magazine today released its annual Soldier of Fortune
500 index, honoring the 500 best-armed corporations in America.
Local poet, 38, turns
Patrons of Wordsworth Bookstore experienced a shock yesterday when local poet Sylvia
Summertag turned into a turnip in the middle of a reading. Summertag was 38.
hunter-gatherers in danger
The Massachusetts Realty Association (MRA) yesterday petitioned city officials to
regulate the migratory movement of the Brighton Bedouins, Bostons last
remaining tribe of apartment hunter-gatherers.
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