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May 18, 1990 | United Press International
A Delaware County Common Pleas judge Thursday dismissed a member of a county investigative grand jury for hiring a male stripper to perform at the courthouse cafeteria. Judge Melvin G. Levy said the unidentified male alternate juror showed a lack of good judgment by hiring the stripper as a birthday surprise for a female juror.
July 21, 1990 | Reuters
Overenthusiastic women who tore the clothing off a male stripper at an engagement party have complained to Australian consumer affairs officials that he only performed for 10 minutes instead of the promised 30. Officials said a group of 25 women, who hired the male stripper to perform at an all-female engagement party for $134, complained that he failed to perform as promised.
April 5, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Accused spy Robert Philip Hanssen allegedly brought a stripper to religious services at his suburban Virginia church and spent at least $10,000 on a car for her in what authorities believe was a proselytizing effort, sources close to the investigation said this week. Federal investigators, who have interviewed the woman, are also examining whether Hanssen bought her gifts in the early 1990s, according to sources.
February 4, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Fire officials in Tampa announced that five firefighters were disciplined for inviting strippers to their fire station for a nude and topless photo session. The women, identified only as Jamie and Heather, posed with a firetruck. They were naked in some photos and wore high heels, firefighters' pants and suspenders in others. The firefighters were charged with neglect of duty, moral turpitude and insubordination. One of the men, a captain, was fired.
June 6, 1997 | DAVID GREENBERG
A 42-year-old Thousand Oaks man and a stripper hired to perform at his son's birthday party were each placed on three years unsupervised probation Thursday, fined $100 and ordered to perform 48 hours of community service work. Craig Fritz and Candida Fleeman, 25, of Burbank pleaded no contest before Municipal Judge Bruce Clark to respective charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and committing lewd acts with a minor, according to Ventura lawyer Louis Samonsky Jr.
April 3, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Georgetown Mayor Koleen Brooks, a former stripper accused of baring her breasts in a bar and mishandling her job, was ousted by a landslide vote in a recall election. The final tally was 339 to 176. Brooks said she would run for mayor again next year. She said she wasn't disappointed over losing. "It probably just saved me 10 years on my life," she said. Town Clerk Phyllis Mehrer said 61% of Georgetown's registered voters cast ballots.
October 24, 1989 | JIM CARLTON
A campuswide forum on morals will be held today at Chapman College in response to an incident last month in which a stripper was hired to entertain at an off-campus fraternity party. The forum, entitled "A Question of Values," is set for 11 a.m. in Hashinger Hall on campus and will feature a discussion among students and faculty on values that Chapman College "stands for and should uphold," Pamela Ezell, the school's spokeswoman, said.
August 24, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
The owner of a stripper business that made headlines after an infamous high school party in upscale Westchester County was shot as he escorted strippers to a bachelor bash. Sleepy Hollow police say Anthony "Cousin Vinny" Agnello was shot in the thigh during an attempted robbery Friday night. Agnello says two men tried to steal more than $100,000 worth of jewelry but fled empty-handed. Agnello has been treated at an area hospital. No arrests have been made. Agnello's business, World Famous Cousin Vinny's Gorgeous Strippers in Tarrytown, supplied strippers for a 2001 high school football team party in Chappaqua.
September 27, 1991
A Cal State Long Beach fraternity has been suspended for two years for hosting an on-campus rush party that featured a stripper. "They violated university policy," Elena Macias, associate vice president for student services, said of Sigma Phi Epsilon, which hosted the Sept. 19 party in the university's Student Union. During the gathering, attended by an estimated 250 people, the paid stripper wore a bikini and allowed several men to lick whipped cream off her body.
April 13, 1994 | From Associated Press
A stripper allowed by a tax judge to depreciate surgical implants that greatly enlarged her breasts said Tuesday that the ruling corrects rules that were unfair to entertainers in her field. "It is simply a stage prop we are carrying around to make money," Cynthia Hess said of the implants. "I am happy for me and a lot of other girls in show business," she said before performing at the Bamboo Room in Green Bay as Friday's deadline for filing tax returns approached.
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