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June 22, 1997 | Cecilia Rasmussen
The city of Vernon is best known today for its meatpacking plants and slaughterhouses, but nearly a century ago it was famous for the sort of beef that comes on two feet. Just after the turn of the century, in fact, the little town vied with Madison Square Garden for the title of "Boxing Capital of the World."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1997 | Cecilia Rasmussen
The city of Vernon is best known today for its meatpacking plants and slaughterhouses, but nearly a century ago it was famous for the sort of beef that comes on two feet. Just after the turn of the century, in fact, the little town vied with Madison Square Garden for the title of "Boxing Capital of the World."
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