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My Sister Forced Us Apart, Took Home Because We Weren't Married

http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com

A Texas man says he and his partner were together for 34 years but his partner’s sister has now forced them apart, taken their home, and his partner’s finances — and done it legally because they weren’t married. For the last six years his partner, Jim, who is older, suffered from Alzheimer’s. Jim’s estranged sister, Lon Watts writes on Facebook, was able to take their home and Jim’s finances through the courts by filing for guardianship — despite Lon having power of attorney.

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Homeowner Fined $26,250 for Cutting 6 Trees on his Property

http://www.mercurynews.com

For cutting down six trees on his newly bought property in Woodside without a permit, Rajiv Gujral will have to pay a $26,250 fine.

But it could have been worse.

Woodside officials asked the town council to fine him twice that amount -- $52,500.

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Michigan man fights the state to keep family farm open

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A Michigan farmer describes the Michigan state Atty. Gen.'s latest attack against his family. The state wants to define the pigs he raises as "invasive species" and prohibit him from doing business. This is the latest from the busy bodies who seek nothing but control and to further limit the freedom of family farms.

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Unlocking Cell Phones Illegal

http://mashable.com

Unlocking cell phones will be illegal on January 26,2013 because of a determination by the Librarian of Congress under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

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Pot Dispensaries YES!, FED Confiscation YES!

http://www.sfgate.com

Judge: Landlords must allow pot dispensaries, and FEDs can then confiscate property. Is this a backdoor way to get eminent domain? Is this "legal"? County courts offer various results, City of Oakland to go against FEDs saying to close it "would create a public safety problem by encouraging a black market for marijuana." Confusion abounds.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Judge-Landlords-can-t-stop-pot-sal...

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Man sues New York DMV for unreasonable search & seizure

http://poststar.com

A New York man takes the Department of Motor Vehicles, the DMV commissioner and two investigators to task for behaving as if they are above the law.

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The Battlefront in the Front Yard

http://www.nytimes.com

Gardeners aren’t generally known for their civil disobedience, yet in the last couple of years several have run afoul of local officials for tending vegetables in their front yards. In Ferguson, Mo., a stay-at-home father was ordered to dig up his 55 varieties of edible plants. In Tulsa, Okla., a gardener who didn’t want to remove her veggies and medicinal herbs saw them largely cleared by the city.

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Ninth Circuit Gives the A-OK For Warrantless Home Video Surveillance

https://www.eff.org

Can law enforcement enter your house and use a secret video camera to record the intimate details inside? On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unfortunately answered that question with "yes."

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A New Hampshire woman has called the cops on the Salvation Army.

http://abcnews.go.com

Her complaint? Loud bell-ringing. "My customers complain about it," she tells ABC News. "They ask me how I possibly can stand it." In fact, she cannot. She has to wear ear plugs in the store to keep her sanity, but even those can't keep out the noise of the four people outside, standing alongside one of the Army's signature red pots, lustily clanging away.

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Code Enforcement Crackdown of CrossFitters on Their Own Property

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A man was cited by city code enforcement for doing CrossFit in his driveway with his wife. He ended up with 2 fines at $250 each, plus $1,000 in attorney fees.

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