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Fraudulent Journalist Stephen Glass Hired by Rolling Stone to Write about Canada

Above: Stephen Glass was a respected journalist until it was discovered that his stories were completely fictitious.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SP) — Satiric Press has obtained an exclusive copy of an article written by Stephen Glass for Rolling Stone magazine about Canadian marijuana laws. Highlights of the article include detailed descriptions of Canada's igloo-based architecture, the emergence of Raelianism as one of the country's most popular religious movements, and the nation's deep infatuation with singer Celine Dion. » more...

Retailers to Stop Accepting $20 Bills

OTTAWA, ON — After a wave of forgeries, a majority of the nation's retailers are refusing to accept $20 bills, roughly two years after merchants' widespread rejection of $50 and $100 bills began. Given the chronic shortage of any bills other than twenties, storekeepers and restaurant owners despair of being able to deal with the expected influx of loonies and toonies, as consumers spend the only remaining practical form of physical currency available to them. » more...

Relocation of Kobe Bryant Trial to Toronto Expected to Revitalize SARS-Stricken Economy

TORONTO, ON (SP) — Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant may have been charged with sexual assault in Colorado, but he’ll be tried in Toronto. Yesterday, the Crown Attorney’s office in Canada’s largest city announced that it had secured the rights to prosecute the high-profile case on Canadian soil. Toronto city officials, still reeling from the devastating economic harm caused by the outbreak of the SARS virus, see the Bryant trial as having the potential to provide a much-needed boost to the local economy. » more...

Above: Toronto expects to receive a huge economic boost from Kobe Bryant's sexual assault trial.

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