Shoestring Theory

Currently documenting the house that is eating our lives, we will return to regularly scheduled programming in a couple of more months

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Not the kind of story we might see in today’s news

March 2nd, 2009 1 Comment

June 8, 1951 – Washington, R.I. — Miss Ardis Barbour, clerk of the Washington fire and lighting district, objected strongly when the district raised her salary from $75 to $125 a year. “That’s altogether too much,” said Miss Barbour. “Remember, I took this job for no pay at all as a public spirited citizen.” Seems […]

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KCTV5: “”If you’ve ever bought anything on…eBay, you might be in possession of stolen property.”

February 7th, 2008 3 Comments

KCTV5: If it ain’t sensational, it ain’t news. Kansas City police and the FBI raided multiple Kansas City locations to bust up a multi-million dollar stolen property ring Monday, according to KCTV5 in Kansas City. The story was surprisingly solid for a KC television story, right up until the reporter, Shaun Broyls, felt the need […]

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