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Topless coffee shop destroyed in arson fire

Owner wanted to expand hours

Five adults and two children who had been sleeping in rooms adjacent to the Grand View Coffee Shop when it caught fire escaped uninjured. Topless waitresses serve coffee and doughnuts at the shop. Five adults and two children who had been sleeping in rooms adjacent to the Grand View Coffee Shop when it caught fire escaped uninjured. Topless waitresses serve coffee and doughnuts at the shop. (Joel Page/ Associated Press)
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / June 4, 2009

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A topless coffee shop that opened in Maine four months ago amid national notoriety was destroyed by arson early yesterday, the state fire marshal's office ruled. (Full article: 360 words)

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