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Friday, May 12, 2006

The Mayor and

There seem to be no shortage of career related stories these days. In the case of a 23 year-old mayor from Torrington, CT...yes thats right he's twenty-three, his MySpace profile has casued some negative press.

I will warn you once again people, be careful what you post online. It WILL come back to haunt your career.

City's mayor jumps out of Myspace: Bingham kills page with 'malebigalow' occupation

TORRINGTON -- Mayor Ryan Bingham had been publishing a page on the popular Web site since late October, about two weeks before he made history by becoming Torrington's youngest mayor.

Bingham, who turned 23 Friday, eliminated his page on the online networking site less than an hour after being asked about it by a reporter Tuesday night.

On the page, Bingham listed his income as less than $30,000 and his occupation as "malebigalow," an apparent reference to a 1999 movie, "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo." Bingham said he did not know what a "malebigalow" was and said he did not control all content on the page.

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