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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

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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...

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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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