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National Health Service Denies Treatment Due to Appearance

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Peter Williamson, aged 27, suffered from the Swine Flu. Being, a UK citizen, the socialized NHS should've taken care of him, right? However, Peter died of his treatable illness because NHS refused to treat him. NHS officials claimed that they "assumed he was a junkie", because of Peter's hairstyle and piercings, which were part of his stage persona as a rock musician.

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Deregulation fever hits FL House cut oversight of 30 professions

http://www.tampabay.com

Soon maybe you can braid hair in Florida without a "permit" ... but we much protect people from Jimi Hendrix design???

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Change Constitution to Include Right to Laptop and iPod

http://www.youtube.com

Jesse Jackson Jr. Says Way Out of the Unemployment Crisis is to Change the Constitutional So Every Ghetto Kid Gets an iPod and a Laptop

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Police chief charged with false report

http://www.weartv.com

On February 13th, Pledger reported that he was shot at.... returned fire... And gave chase.... but he fell, and the gunman got away., Investigators now believe Elberta Police Chief Mickey Pledger was lying.

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General Petraeus Apologizes For Murder

http://online.wsj.com

General Petraeus apologizes for the deaths of Afghani children though the week prior he suggested that some children whose parents say sustained burns in that airstrike might have been maimed by their own parents, so as to blame American forces.

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Motorists illegally detained at Florida tolls - for using large bills!

http://www.wtsp.com

One time a toll taker told him, she wouldn't give him his change unless he gave her the information. Chandler replied, "So I'm being detained." He asked why he was being detained but never got an answer.Chandler says this is a serious criminal offense, to detain someone without proper legal authority. He says that is exactly what the department is doing.

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No charges for Woman that works for PD in accident that was her fault

http://www.sun-sentinel.com

A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office civilian accident investigator driving a marked van won't be disciplined, even though traffic investigators ruled she failed to yield the right of way when she struck a woman on a motorized scooter last summer, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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Government-mandated Low-flow toilets cause a stink in SF

http://www.sfgate.com

San Francisco's big push for low-flow toilets has turned into a multimillion-dollar plumbing stink. Skimping on toilet water has resulted in more sludge backing up inside the sewer pipes, said Tyrone Jue, spokesman for the city Public Utilities Commission. That has created a rotten-egg stench near AT&T Park and elsewhere, especially during the dry summer months.

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Minnesota set to ban smoking ANYWHERE on county grounds

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

The most populous county in Minnesota is planning to prohibit smoking on any county property, even if smokers are in their own cars.

Lighting up is already banned inside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis but if new proposals are approved, smokers may be liable for fines on pavements outside and in vehicles parked on county grounds.

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Photographing cows could land you in jail under Senate bill

http://fltrib.com

SB 1246 by Sen. Jim Norman, R-Tampa, would make it a first-degree felony to photograph a farm without first obtaining written permission from the owner. A farm is defined as any land "cultivated for the purpose of agricultural production, the raising and breeding of domestic animals or the storage of a commodity."

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Cash-sniffing dogs now being used at airports

http://www.sovereignman.com

US Customs, a division of Homeland Security, is now using cash-sniffing dogs at airports for international travelers. A dog was able to detect one passenger's $400 in currency from among numerous travelers.

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Hennepin County may ban smoking in your own car

http://www.startribune.com

The Hennepin County Board could consider the tobacco-free proposal next month. If passed, it would keep people from smoking on county property, even in their own cars.

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Mom of 3 Arrested for Taking Photos of Tourist Attraction at Airport

http://www.longislandlawyerblog.com

Daily News @ http://Revolution - Nancy Genovese stopped her car on the side of the road across the street from the airport in an area that is open and accessible to the public, and crossed over the road to the airport entryway that is also open and accessible to the public to take a picture of the helicopter display. While still in her car, she took a picture of the decorative helicopter shell with the intention of posting it on her personal “Support Our Troops” web page.

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TSA Source: Armed Agent Slips Past DFW Body Scanner

http://www.nbcdfw.com

An undercover TSA agent was able to get through security at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport with a handgun during testing of the enhanced-imaging body scanners, according to a high-ranking, inside source at the Transportation Security Administration.

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APD won't hinder citizens who videotape cops

http://www.ajc.com

YAY!!!! The agreement resolves a complaint filed by Marlon Kautz and Copwatch of East Atlanta, a group that films police activity with cell phones and hand-held cameras. The group has volunteers who go out on patrols and begin videotaping police activity when they come across it.

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Castro Pot Bust Goes Awry and a Law Professor Threatens to Sue

http://www.sfweekly.com

"I've been on the fence for years about the legalization of drugs ... and now I'm a victim of this crazy war on drugs," says Freshman, who pledged to sue until "I see [the agents'] houses sold at auction and their kids' college tuitions taken away from them. There will not be a better litigated case this century."

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Kops called for Fake $1 million bill spotted in elementary school

http://www.cfnews13.com

Several Volusia County Sheriff's deputies were called out to Timbercrest Elementary School Tuesday morning after a school official noticed a student was holding what seemed to be a $1 million bill.School administrators said the bill looked very real and were concerned it might be in circulation.However, $1 million bills are not in print or circulation.

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legal technicality precludes compensation

http://news.yahoo.com

Man who was wrongfully imprisoned on death row for 18 years denied compensation due to a 'legal technicality'.

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Drug Task Force Leader Charged With Selling Drugs

http://www.ktvu.com

BENECIA, Calif. -- The commander of the Central Contra Costa County Narcotic Enforcement Team was arrested in Benicia Wednesday morning on suspicion of distributing marijuana, methamphetamine and steroids, according to the state Department of Justice.

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Middle East: Democratization

http://www.examiner.com

With all the uprisings in Egypt, Iran and others it seems clear we are witnessing the democratization of the Middle East. The framers of the American system drew upon all of history in their deliberation. Likewise, there is no reason that democracy in the Middle East must emulate the democracies of the West when they could learn from America’s history and avoid problems so deeply entrenched they will never be solved here. To paraphrase Thomas Paine, they have it in their power to begin the world over again.

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