12 October 2000 - slow news day

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A local newspaper announced, “There are a million stories in our hard-bitten city.” Well, yes, we hard-chewed newspaper readers knew that. We can also guess that the stories are taking the afternoon off to get dentures fitted, making today a slow news day. But what bugs us most is that none of the stories were written by Raymond Chandler.

clue:

I saw this front-page headline on Saturday, 16 September.

give me a clue so sweet and true

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