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Lansing passes smoking ban, residents continue to exit Michigan

http://www.withoutadjectives.com

As the legislative year ended in Michigan, the new reported that "Gov. Jennifer Granholm has gone to a Lansing brew pub to sign a law banning smoking."

Michigan lost 89,844 residents from 2005 to 2008, according to a new MSU report released today. … MSU Land Policy Institute Director Soji Adelaja said the decline was largely attributable to people who moved to other states seeking job opportunities and "better quality of life." I would say that "better quality of life" is a place where the ruling class doesn't think that passing more laws will make people want to live there.

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Stop the swing completely before getting off

http://freerangekids.wordpress.com

Being a child has always been associated with having huge amounts of fun, developing motor skills, learning the facts of life and gravity by playing. This unsafe process, that has been part of life and growing up since the dawn of time, needs to be extinguished. This is why The National Program for Playground Safety has devised a helpful list of playground tips. After all, your children deserves the most boringly safe childhood imaginable.

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Created by LordMarius 4 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Illinois makes it a felony for sex offenders to join Facebook.

http://www.reason.com

Illinois makes it a felony for sex offenders to join Facebook.

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Created by Kevin Dean 4 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Man evicted from cave for not having fire exit

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

Hilaire Purbrick, 45, has inhabited the seven-foot cave he dug on his plot and dined off the land for the past 16 years.

But after having the dwelling checked by the fire brigade, Brighton and Hove City Council decided it did not have enough exits and sought an injunction banning him from entering it.

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Created by rancemuhamitz 4 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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