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Prostitution Enthusiasts Mourn Closing of D.C. Brothels

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A recently closed "massage parlor," Orange Spa
Yesterday, D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles sent out a press release announcing the recent closure of several District "massage parlors," "health spas," and "wrestling clubs" operating as a front for prostitution (or other illegal activities). "[A]s part of a city-wide crackdown on prostitution and other unlawful sexually-oriented [...]

Why the Recession Hits Nevada Prostitues Harder

In an Observer piece on Nevada's prostitution downturn, "Sex feels the credit squeeze in Nevada," Andrew Clark presents few new details about the recession's belt-tightening pimps. The "Sex feels the credit squeeze in [jurisdiction]" story has been written before in this recession, and the piece follows the familiar formula:
1. Declare that prostitution is a business [...]