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Pepsi security breach

Thirsty?

Shortly after 8 a.m. on Tuesday, the upper level of the Pepsi Center was practically deserted. While completing an entire circuit, I encountered only one maintenance crew member -- although I saw her twice, so maybe it should count double. I also discovered that the soft-drink coolers were unlocked -- meaning that anyone could have taken all the drinks he could carry and no one would have been the wiser. So ignore that $4 a bottle pricetag on sodas at food-and-beverage stands on the main level and rush upstairs, delegates! Free Pepsi for all! -- Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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