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Only in America: Dirty dancing

A high school cancels its winter dance when students won't stop "grinding" — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

An upstate New York high school has canceled its winter ball to stop students from "grinding" on the dance floor. Skaneateles High School officials tried banning lascivious dancing, teaching traditional dance steps, and giving students more room to dance, but the grinding continued. "We determined we couldn't hold another schoolwide dance," said the principal.