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Duplex Planet

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Duplex Planet
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WEDNESDAY, April 28, 1999


ROLE MODEL NO MORE: A Colorado school principal candidate withdrew his application hours before an interview when he was arrested for drug possession, a gun offense, and drunken driving.

  • Second-grader charged with carrying loaded gun

    School wants luxury cars for officials
    The cash-strapped Philadelphia school district was ready to buy $24,000 Ford Crown Victorias, but a district official -- sensing public outrage, no doubt -- pulled the purchase off the agenda at the last minute. The only question a board member posed about the cars concerned their color, the Philly Daily News reports.

  • Here's what the car money could buy

    Career bank robber, 78, nabbed after chase
    Forrest Silva Tucker, who once escaped from prison in a homemade kayak, is in trouble again for allegedly robbing a bank and fleeing from cops.

    Swarthmore ponders the Lord on diplomas
    Diplomas at Swarthmore College have included the words in the year of our Lord since the 1860s. In the fall, faculty will vote whether to remove the phrase.

    Neighbors say: Bring back that strip joint!
    Naked City was hardly the gem of this New York neighborhood, and presumably few tears were shed when it shut down. But its replacement -- a teen club -- is even worse, and some residents wonder if a nudie joint makes a better neighbor.

    Many teens empathize with Columbine killers
    They know what it's like to be up against the "Abercrombie and Fitch Mafia" -- the jocks and beautiful people who think they rule schools. Reports the LA Times: "The vast communities of chat rooms and bulletin boards on the Internet have been pulsing with I-told-you-so and that-could-be-me missives."

  • Jon Katz: Real tales of high school pain
  • "The Trenchies" are the outcasts of this school
  • Bomb threats disrupt D.C. schools again
  • Rumor keeps 60% of students at home
  • Area has nabbed 19 students in threats
  • Bomb threats are e-mailed in Kansas
  • Graffiti threat clears out Florida school

    Stern draws ire with massacre remarks
    The radio personality's comment that the killers should have raped, too, has resulted in angry editorials and a Colorado House of Representatives resolution that he be taken off the air in Denver.

  • Columnist: Don't say it's "typical Stern"
  • Stern: No intent to make fun of tragedy

    Fight for your right to tattoo, he says
    Tattoo artist Stephan Lanphear was forced out of Massachusetts by a law that says only licensed physicans can do tattoos. He and another artist are suing, saying their First Amendment rights are being violated.

    Cincy bigwig accused of gunplay on golf course
    The attorney who served as a prosecutor in the Cincinnati Enquirer -- Chiquita Banana case is accused of pointing a shotgun at golfers thought to have pelted his condo with golfballs. He begs innocence.

    PLUS:

  • SUV driver kills biker after incident
  • Calista Flockhart loses four pounds in workouts
  • Fred Goldman quits Arizona A.G. job
  • Cicero, Ill. tells gangbangers to get out of town
  • Runners get their fill of bananas
  • Upset about cartoon, police chief dusts for prints
  • Prank alarm says "We're crashing!"
  • GOP official cuts car brake lines; causes crash
  • Public nudity photog is nabbed in NY
  • Texas "doctor" gives a bogus prescription


    FROM NEW AGE TO OLD AGE: Former Utne Reader editor Hugh Delehanty is now editing Modern Maturity magazine.

    Al Goldstein gives it to Craig Kilborn
    The Screw magazine founder says of Kilborn: "He's one more pretty face with lacquer in his hair. ... He looks like he was made in Disney World. He's not a real person. ... At least Tom Snyder was human. This guy is derivative of something very low on the food chain." (Fourth item in column.)

    JFK Jr.'s mulling a political talk show
    John-John's "had conversations" with USA Networks about a TV show, reports Keith Kelly.

    Watch for TheStreet.comTV on Fox News
    Jim Cramer's taking his online financial news staff to television, reports the NY Daily News.

    PLUS:

  • John Podhoretz loses turf at the NY Post
  • New York Times misses a full disclosure
  • NPR claim of solid reporting is "laughable"
  • The Royko Diaries: A sidekick's story
  • Report: Online papers help print product
  • Lawyer wants to know if Chiquita articles were true
  • TV stations get hostage coverage guidelines
  • Ivies reject Wall Street Journal admissions story
  • New Hip-Hop comic with "attitude" creates buzz

    This daily news fanzine and obscure media store is brought to you by Jim Romenesko. The print Obscure is available for a buck at 45 Albert St., St. Paul, MN 55105. E-mail inquiries are welcome.
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