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We're plugging away every day, trying to think of
new things to do, to get it going.
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AS THE NEW OWNER OF THE ROUTE 14 BAR AND GRILL.
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We got an awesome fish fry...
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LINDA TROXEL KNEW ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS SHE HAD
TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL RESTAURANT IN WISCONSIN.
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2 SOTW15 47
Oh, it's awesome...
2 VO/MINI-DISCW16 55
SHE AND HER BOYFRIEND HAVE BEEN FOCUSED ON THESE KINDS
OF CHECKS WHICH MADE WHAT THEY GOT IN THE MAIL THE
OTHER DAY SO SURPRISING...
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I teased him.
I said, gee dear, maybe it's a check for a million
3 VO/MINI-DISCW18 55
IT WAS ACTUALLY FOR ALMOST FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS.
SHE CALLED THE NUMBER ON THE LETTER AND FOUND OUT
IT WAS A DOWN PAYMENT ON THE 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS THEY'D
ALLEGEDLY WON FOR SHOPPING AT STORES LIKE SEARS, MENARDS
AND HOME DEPOT TO FIX UP THE RESTAURANT.
3 SOTW19 47
He wanted me to go to the bank, cash this check and
then call back...
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AND THEN, SEND HIM 15-HUNDRED DOLLARS TO COVER TAXES
IN AN ESTABLISHMENT THAT VALUES CARS, THAT WAS A CAUTION
4 SOTW21 49
My son, Brian, he said, Mom, you guys are going to
go to the bank, deposit that and you're going to send
them that money and the check's not going to clear
and you're going to owe the bank money so we were
skeptical right away.
1 VO/MINI-DISCW22 55
THE BANK ON THE CHECK CONFIRMS IT'S NOT THEIR LOGO
AND IT'S NOT THEIR ROUTING NUMBER...
1 SOTW23 49
You know it's a scam and we didn't do anything, thank
2 VO/MINI-DISCW24 55
LINDA TROXEL THOUGHT SHE'D WON THE LOTTERY.
ONLY SHE HADN'T PLAYED THE LOTTERY.
SHE AND HER BOYFRIEND GOT A CHECK LAST WEEK PROMISING
THEM THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS.
BUT AS WE LIKE TO SAY IN OUR WORLD, THERE'S NO SUCH
THING AS FREE MONEY.
INCLUDING THESE NEW RESTAURANT OWNERS.
THEY'LL SETTLE FOR MAKING THE BEST FISH FRY IN RICHLAND
AND HOPING GOOD WILL ACCOUNTS FOR SOMETHING AS WELL.
2 SOTW25 48
Everybody today, they economy's bad, everybody needs
but I don't want people hurt.