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Posted: December 27, 2012 at 1:37 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Dec. 27, 1912 Chief of Police Frank Campbell has issued a warning to the public that the automobile speed law from now on will be rigidly enforced, and that a speed of 15 miles an hour on the streets and six miles an hour in turning street corners must not be exceeded. Chief Campbell said he was giving this warning publicity to avoid the necessity of making arrests. He believes that an overwhelming majority of automobile owners are in favor of a strict enforcement of the law, and declares that the irresponsible revelers must observe it.

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Let's see...the news of 10 years ago, re: Wal-mart's poor season, took place during *whose* presidency? ;-)

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