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Content for Thursday, August 6, 1998

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Poet Stephen Dobyns hires escort and takes her to reading at D.G. Wills in La Jolla

The woman is sexy but very classy. She is tall, about five feet nine, with tousled brown hair. Her skirt and tight white blouse show off her figure in a way to bring about cardiac ...

August 6, 1998
Roger Hedgecock and His Vegas Lawyer

Secretaries and a janitor crowd around John Hunter in the leafy courtyard of a Carmel Ranch office building. They squeal and whine "I wanna try it! I wanna try it!" like crazed kids and paw ...

August 6, 1998
San Diego developer Doug Manchester owns the Shore Lodge in McCall, Idaho

What's the worst thing an opponent can say about an Idaho politician? That he's from San Diego. Such is the plight of Dirk Kempthorne, GOP nominee for governor. During a candidate's debate, one of Kempthorne's ...

August 6, 1998
Follow parts of abandoned Highway 101 through Camp Pendleton on the cyclist's route from Oceanside to San Clemente

Surf, sand, and picturesque bluffs. Salty breezes and the ever-present licorice scent of wild fennel. The rhythmic bumping of your bike tires over the pavement of an old four-lane highway, abandoned save for the occasional ...

What happens to ants when the queen dies?

Matmail: What happens to a colony of ants when the queen dies? Do they have a succession list, an election, do they end it all or what? I had a few thousand visitors, and nothing ...

August 6, 1998
Why do I empty my bladder more on some days than others?

Dear Matt: Sometimes on a cross-country trip I can whiz right by five rest stops without "resting," and at other times I barely make it from one stop to the next without taking a leak. ...

August 6, 1998
Why can't clothing manufacturers make labels out of softer material?

Dear Matthew Alice: The first thing I do when I buy a new blouse or dress is tear out the label in the back so it won't scratch me. Why can't clothing manufacturers make labels ...

August 6, 1998
Battle of San Pasqual: where the U.S. Army learned to eat mule

The war between Mexico and the United States began in May 1846 without the full support of Congress. The United States Navy occupied port cities in California, and the Army of the West, led by ...

Roger Hedgecock and His Vegas Lawyer (2)

Oscar Goodman, 59, known as "The Big O," the Las Vegas attorney who local papers sometimes dub "The mouthpiece of the mob,"drives his dark Mercedes sports car toward the desert beyond the city limits. He ...

August 6, 1998
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