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Three Stooges Convention Turns Surprisingly Violent

Three Stooges Convention Turns Surprisingly Violent

A gathering of slapstick aficionados turned violent Saturday, requiring dozens of city police bearing shields and batons to quell the riot. It was the first conflict in the 13-year history of the Three Stooges Enthusiasts and Impersonators Annual Convention, held every year at the Westport Heights Sheraton & Conference Center. The yearly event is part…

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Friday Facts: Damnit, Jim

Friday Facts: Damnit, Jim

:: City sci-fi fans, your annual heartbreak is once again at hand. Organizers’ attempts to book a local Star Trek convention have been rebuffed by the City Council for the twenty-third consecutive year. Vociferous Councilwoman Marge Heath led the charge once again, stating unequivocally that “you freaks will have to go elsewhere for your geek…

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