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Criminal Crumbs in the Schools

http://technicallythatsillegal.com

Two incidents recently (one in my local community) and one that made national headlines that document kids getting in trouble for making small messes of crumbs at school.

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Billionaire William Koch Accused Of Imprisoning Executive

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Billionaire William Koch is facing a lawsuit in federal court from a former top-level employee who claims the energy mogul lured him to a secluded property, where he was imprisoned and interrogated for a period of time, according to a report in Courthouse News. John Houston Scott, an attorney for Kirby Martenson, a former executive for a number of Koch subsidiaries, confirmed the story to HuffPost, adding that he guessed the case could go to trial in a year. The case was filed in San Francisco, where the Republican-backing Kochs are not deeply popular.

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Child Suspended from School for Kombucha in Lunchbox

http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com

An elementary school boy from Newport Beach, California was suspended from school this week for the kombucha that his mom had packed in his lunchbox. School administration said it violated the school district’s drug and alcohol policy.

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Marion Count School May Bring Back The Paddle

http://www.clickorlando.com

Insane Marion County Board member wants to bring back corporal punishment - and may have the votes to bring it back.

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Philly threatens to sue man for cleaning up vacant lot

http://articles.philly.com

THE CITY-OWNED lot, neighbors say, was in deplorable shape, thick with weeds and trash. So when a business owner cleaned it up last month, spending more than $20,000 and removing, by his count, more than 40 tons of debris, Point Breeze residents went out of their way to pass 20th and Annin streets to see the changes. "This was a lot of garbage," Elaine McGrath said as she took in the carefully tended plantings and wooden benches. "Now it's gorgeous. I'm excited." But not everyone is happy with the alterations - namely, the lot's owner, the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority.

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Mom gets ticket after 2-year-old son pees in the street

http://usnews.nbcnews.com

A Philadelphia mom is peeved that police gave her a $50 ticket after her 2-year-old son peed against a street light post. After eating at a Johnny Rockets diner five blocks from their home in a high-rise, the family went across the street to a clothing store. Robboy said two of her children told her they needed to go to the bathroom, but the store operators wouldn’t let them use their restroom. They headed back to the diner, but the 2-year-old couldn’t hold it. “I told him to go over to a grassy patch and make pee,” Robboy told NBCPhiladelphia.com.

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A Colorado school confiscates students Rosary, "May" be gang related

http://kdvr.com

A student is questioning whether his faith or his fashion is under fire at his high school in Loveland. Thompson Valley High School officials have confiscated his rosary beads twice since school started three weeks ago.

And he says they never told him, or his family, why.

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Skateboarding Banned in Skateboarding Town

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Ocean City, MD is a town with alot of skateboarders that hosts the largest Mountain 'Dew Tour' Skateboarding event of the year. However try to skateboard or rollerblade to the event and you will be ticketed and fined by a 1972 ordinance. For about a week now, the legalization of skateboarding for OCMD has hit the web to bring the issue back to the Mayor and Council. More at: http://www.ocean-city.com/ocean-city-maryland-news/Online-Skateboarding-...

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Airline Refuses to Board Teen With Down Syndrome...

http://laist.com

American Airlines allegedly did not permit a teenaged boy with Down Syndrome board a flight from Newark, New Jersey to Los Angeles this weekend, and his parents believe it was because of discrimination.

16-year-old Bede Vanderhorst was booked with a first-class ticket on flight with his family Sunday to LAX, but the airline labeled the teen a "flight risk" at the gate, claiming his behavior was erratic, according to KTLA.

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Deaf child asked to change name

http://www.care2.com

Preschool Deaf child in Nebraska named Hunter asked to change name because his name sign violates "weapons in school" policy.

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Man Kicked Off Flight Over Anti-TSA Shirt

http://www.prisonplanet.com

“I politely explained that it was “mocking the security theater charade and over-reactions to terrorism by the general public — both of which we’re seeing right now, ironically.” After being booted from the flight, Guha and his wife were subjected to even more intense interrogation, with transit police demanding to know where Guha’s brother lived because he had originally purchased the t-shirt as a gift. According to the police, it was also suspicious that Guha’s wife did not share his surname.

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Connecticut town threatens to take overgrown pet bunny from girl, 7

http://www.foxnews.com

A 7-year-old Connecticut girl will lose her 20-pound pet rabbit if North Haven officials get their way.

Zoning Enforcement Officer Arthur Hausman issued a cease-and-desist order to the Lidsky family two weeks ago, informing them that they were violating town zoning regulations because their property was smaller than the 2 acres required to keep rabbits and other types of livestock.

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NYPD/Microsoft unveil 'Domain Awareness' Spy System

http://www.foxnews.com

NYPD unveils new high-tech crime tracking system. Each camera can detect consumption of 16 oz. sugary sodas, salt, cigarettes and/or baby formula within a half-mile radius. "We are not your mom and pop's police department anymore," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said describing the Domain Awareness System for reporters. "We are leading the pack."

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Huge Police Sweep in Maine Nabs 3 Hardened Criminals

http://www.sunjournal.com

Local, state and federal agents were back on the streets throughout the day as part of the ongoing effort known as "Operation Hot Spots." Three people were charged in an ongoing police sweep Thursday, including a man officials say was walking on Pine Street with a loaded handgun. Police also charged a suspected prostitute accused of turning a trick downtown and a man caught sipping liquor beneath a sign that warned: "No drinking."

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TSA publicly exposes William Shatner's starship

http://www.examiner.com

Shatner was departing for a trip to Africa. During this search, the TSA forced Shatner's pants to fall down, who was not wearing underwear, and his 81-year-old unmentionables were briefly shown for all to see.

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Pussy Riot trial 'worse than Soviet era'

http://www.guardian.co.uk

By the end of the first week of Pussy Riot's trial, everyone in the shabby Moscow courthouse was tired. Guards, armed with submachine guns, grabbed journalists and threw them out of the room at will.

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Florida Police Use Taser to Subdue Jaywalker

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Jaywalker tasered by florida police, A video shows Casselberry officers using Tasers on a man after they say he ignored crosswalk signals, and refused to identify himself.

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Couple Arrested for Dancing While Waiting for the NYC Subway

http://foxnewsinsider.com

This time the dancing was not even a protest. "Land of the Free" ... and all that.

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New Hampshire Adopts Jury Nullification Law

http://reason.com

"On June 18, Governor John Lynch signed HB 146, which reads:

a Right of Accused. In all criminal proceedings the court shall permit the defense to inform the jury of its right to judge the facts and the application of the law in relation to the facts in controversy."

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New York may ban the sale of electronic cigarettes

http://exm.nr

New York may ban the sale of electronic cigarettes - It's like they don't know how to stop...

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