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July 16, 1998
Volume CVI, No. 22
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MINING MOVIE MANIA

Hollywood hopes mining films will revive lagging summer at the box office
After poor performance by the summer’s most heavily hyped films, like "Deep Impact," "Godzilla," and "Armageddon," the major studios are betting that heavy industry, particularly mining, will provide an irresistible draw for the movie-going public.

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW:
Charlton Heston to head N.W.A.
An interview with George Lucas
Music briefs

Britannica rethinks its 'new look'
Encyclopedia Britannica today announced an end to their much hyped "Encyclopedia 2000" reform program. Introduced four years ago amid considerable fanfare, the program was designed to modernize the venerable encyclopedia while also reducing costs. But today’s announcement confirmed that the reforms had caused more harm than good.

Loser misses train
After an already arduous and frustrating day, Mr. Charles Silenzeti of Quincy, 31, ran nearly 300 yards through rush hour traffic only to miss the 5:41 inbound Red Line train departing from Porter Square station.

An apology to our readers

News in brief

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