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I Hear Ringing and There’s No One There


The 48th annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest took place in San Francisco on Tuesday, but the gripmen and conductors did not show up to compete. Their union is battling the city about several issues. Union reps deny organizing a boycott saying it was up to each individual to decide whether to compete. The media representative contest took place, but the real bell ringers stayed home and on the job.