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Prank at high school reunion leaves some former classmates displeased

April 21, 2009 |  5:16 pm

Ktla_newsHere are some of the stories that KTLA News is working on this evening:

STRIPPER STAND-IN: Instead of attending her 10-year high school reunion in Palos Verdes, Andrea Wachner, sent a stripper and filmed the whole thing. The exotic dancer, who posed as Wachner, wore fishnet stockings, a tight black dress and spike-heeled boots. She also told classmates she had undergone reconstructive surgery and suffered from amnesia. Doubters were put at ease as Wachner -- stationed in a nearby hotel room -- fed her stand-in information through an earpiece. Wachner, 31, also filmed the spectacle thing for her documentary "I Remember Andrea." After Wachner posted snippets on YouTube, a few of her former classmates were displeased.

TRUANCY SWEEP: A 'truancy' sweep that critics say was more of a 'tardy' sweep has generated controversy at Bell High School.  Truancy officers were reportedly posted on the school's front steps at the start of school this morning.  Students who were even a minute late were handcuffed and transported to a local park where their parents were called to pick them up.  Some parents complained that the operation was an over-reaction and should have targeted chronic truants instead of students only slightly late to school.