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Pacific Beach woman convicted for drugs in Michigan

The Michigan prosecutor bristles on the phone. “Mindy Brass is a convicted drug dealer out of California. I doubt anybody in the media or in the public would care two cents about her if she ...

November 12, 1998
Did Houdini contact his wife after he died?

Matthew Alice: Every year...at HALLOWEEN...media reports that the famed magician HOUDINI did not contact his wife AFTER he died. Not true!! This letter is on page 75 of Nothing So Strange -- the biography of ...

November 12, 1998
Why are flight attendants required to be able to swim 90 feet?

Dear Matt: Maybe you can help me ease my curiosity and assuage the paranoia that accompanied my thoughts after reading a job vacancy requirement. Recently Alaska Airlines advertised vacancies for the position of flight attendant. ...

November 12, 1998
Good prospects await observers of 1998's Leonid meteor shower

On a mid-November night in 1833, millions of Americans awoke to strange flashes of light. Peering outside, they discovered the night sky ablaze with meteors, pouring from the constellation of Leo at a rate of ...

November 12, 1998
San Diego's Viejas casino on election's Tuesday evening

If you like time travel but don't own a working time machine, try an automobile ride to the Viejas Casino and Turf Club. Travel east on I-8, past El Cajon, climb the grade to Alpine, ...

November 12, 1998
San Diegans try art therapy

Marie can't really remember when it began. Her memory is hazy about the earliest days of her hospitalization. She only only knows that at some point, one of the perpetually smiling volunteers gave her white ...

November 12, 1998
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