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Carmel, Indiana Being 'Trashed' by Their Trashy Councilpersons

http://raystrash.com

The residents of Carmel, Indiana could be forced to no longer have their private refuse company remove their waste. And if history has a way of repeating itself, it will more than likely pass with the baffoons they have sitting at the helm. The 'illustrious' city council wants to impose an Ordinance that allows the City to select a trash removal company and tack on the fee on the sewer/water bill of the residents. Of course, the fee has yet to be determined. This is being heard at the June 6 and June 20 City Council meetings.

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Created by gizelle 3 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 14 weeks ago
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School cops taser and break kid's arm over saggy pants

http://www.kansas.com

A Derby High School sophomore said today that he was hit by a Taser and had his arm broken by two school resource officers for refusing to pull up his pants.

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Created by phonon 3 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 19 weeks ago
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SWAT Attacks home school mom for refusing to force Meds on child

http://www.prisonplanet.com

SWAT team sent in to kidnap 13yr old girl from mother who refused to force child to take medication that had ill affects on her. In negotiations, state promises child will go to family member. State then kidnaps child and will not release her to family members.

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Why Should We Enforce Traffic Laws?

http://www.ncdot.gov

The State of North Carolina issued a letter to justify enforcement of traffic laws "due to constant complaints about officers enforcing traffic laws.

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Xmas Display Cited for Unlicensed Elec Wiring and "Too Close to Curb"

http://abclocal.go.com

Every holiday season, Mary Groth performs magic turning her home on North Broadway into a Christmas playground... 30,000 lights worth. She was issued a summons for not having a certificate for electrical wiring. Toy soldiers were deemed an obstruction for being too close to the curb. One village official said they can't loosen up on what could pose a danger to the community. The electrical work for 30,000 lights needs to be approved by a licensed electrician. If it's not, Groth will have to take down the display.

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Spanish Woman Claims to Own the Sun, Will Charge Fees for its Use

http://www.myfoxorlando.com

A woman from Spain said she had registered the star at a local notary public as being her property. There is an international agreement which states that no country may claim ownership of a planet or star, but it says nothing about individuals, she added.
She wants to slap a fee on everyone who uses the sun and give half of the proceeds to the Spanish government and 20 percent to the nation's pension fund, another 10 percent to research, another 10 percent to ending world hunger -- and would keep the remaining 10 percent herself.

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Created by pmfalcon 3 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 41 weeks ago
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TSA Confiscates Nail Clippers from Soldier, But NOT His Rifle!

http://www.redstate.com

An account from a soldier returning from Afghanistan...
As the soldier is going through the security line, with the other 200+ soldiers, ALL carrying rifles, pistols, guns, etc (without bullets, of course), a TSA agent confiscates his nail clippers because they could be used "to take over the plane".

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Asheville to residents: shovel snow or get fined!

http://www2.tricities.com

Asheville, NC--The Citizen-Times of Asheville reported Saturday that a recent city council vote allows city workers to issue $50 fines to residents and business owners who fail to remove snow from their sidewalks. The fines can be issued daily until the sidewalk is cleared up to a maximum of $5,000.

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Feds Mandate ALL Road Signs Be "Easy to Read" (or Replaced) by 2015

http://www.usatoday.com

The federal government is requiring communities around the USA to change signs from all capital letters to a combination of capital and lowercase letters. The government says that makes them easier to read. Signs that fail to meet minimum standards must be replaced.

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Massachusetts Hospital Association Will No Longer Hire Smokers

http://www.boston.com

The MHA employs 45 people, a small number of whom do smoke. They were encouraged to quit and offered help while the new policy was discussed over the past several months. After January 1, the new rule will rely on the honor system for enforcement.
The hospital association policy “goes beyond the idea of corporate wellness to say ‘We are simply going to cleanse the workforce of anyone who has a particular unhealthy behavior." The same reasoning behind the new employment policy could exclude people who eat poorly, skip seat belts, or use tanning salons.

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