In today’s Style Invitational, entrants were required to create sensationalist tabloid headlines for actual articles in the newspaper. Among the winners:
WASHINGTON INFERNO TERROR LINKED TO FRANCE!
“French Fry Fire Damages Kitchen” (Milo Sauer, Fairfax)
DEATH TOLL HITS 152 AT AREA PARKS!
Howard County sponsored a deer hunt. (Tom Witte, Gaithersburg)
LADY JUDGE IN THREE-WAY WITH D.A., LAWYER!
“Judge Faces Three-Way Contest in St. Mary’s” (Chris Doyle, Forsyth, Mo.)
WOMANIZING EX-PREZ FOUND GUILTY IN LAND DEAL!
“Jefferson Convicted in Mock Trial on La. Purchase” (Danny Bravman, Potomac)
PROMISING ‘A PARTY,’ ADULTS LURE YOUNG CHILDREN FROM HOMES!
Kids were given free-admission buttons to the First Night Annapolis festival. (Dave Prevar, Annapolis)
JETS INTERCEPTED NEAR NYC FIVE TIMES THIS WEEK!
New England 21, New York 17 (Russell Beland, Springfield)
GOVERNOR LINKED TO DRUG TRADE!
Illinois’ Rod Blagojevich is seeking federal permission to import pharmaceuticals from Canada. (Bill Spencer, Exeter, N.H.)
EAGER TO SCORE, VA. TECH MEN DRIVE MILES TO GET SOME TROJANS!
“Hokies to Face USC in ’04 Season Opener” (Brendan Beary, Great Mills)
MD. MAN RUINS WIFE’S XMAS BY REVEALING ALL IN POST!
“Earlier this month, Jay Ireland of Bethesda bought his wife a digital camera,” Dec. 21 (Jane Auerbach, Los Angeles)