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July 1, 1991 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hungarian-Americans hunting for scraps of news as their homeland celebrated its independence Sunday looked to an unlikely place: a downtown Los Angeles scrap yard. Metal recycler Paul Forray spent $16,000 to reprint stories from last week's editions of Budapest's largest independent daily newspaper and send copies by overnight express to Hungarians across America. He plans to do the same thing this week. Forray says he wants to help the estimated 1.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 1, 1991 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hungarian-Americans hunting for scraps of news as their homeland celebrated its independence Sunday looked to an unlikely place: a downtown Los Angeles scrap yard. Metal recycler Paul Forray spent $16,000 to reprint stories from last week's editions of Budapest's largest independent daily newspaper and send copies by overnight express to Hungarians across America. He plans to do the same thing this week. Forray says he wants to help the estimated 1.
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December 31, 1995 | LARRY THORSON, ASSOCIATED PRESS
In the vibrant center of Budapest, cafes are crowded with businessmen chattering into cellular phones during working breakfasts. Manhattan on the Danube. But, in a rustic tavern nearby, there's an exotic touch of Transylvania, with musicians trading mournful riffs over a bottle of Tokay wine. The old still mixes with the new as Hungary and its Central European neighbors strive for more identification with the West and struggle for free-market economies after decades under Moscow's hard thumb.
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