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The award goes to Blacksburg’s Holiday Inn. At the hotel chain’s counter, they have a flyer listing events for the week. After the massacre on Monday, someone reprinted the flyer so that it now includes a special nod to the students. It goes like this: On Sunday, April 15, there’s a prime rib special. On Monday, April 16, the Holiday Inn’s Prayers are With You, Virginia Tech. And on Tuesday, April 17, there’s a battle of the bands happening somewhere.
The flyer either makes Holiday Inn look like it new about about the shootings beforehand or they think there’s nothing like a little battle of the bands after a shooting spree. You decide!