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Is College really the path to success? More experts are saying 'no'

http://finance.yahoo.com

This graduation season, some experts challenge whether four-year degree is path to success.

The notion that a four-year degree is essential for real success is being challenged by a growing number of economists, policy analysts and academics. They say more Americans should consider other options such as technical training or two-year schools, which have been embraced in Europe for decades.

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Lucas county dog warden is going door to door to check on dog licenses

http://toledoblade.com

Lucas County's new chief dog warden, Julie Lyle, yesterday announced plans to resume door-to-door checks for compliance with the dog license law

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Soon, no more bullets!

http://www.scientificamerican.com

Multiple branches of the U.S. military will soon be outfitted with solid-state laser weapons.

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Swat team changes policies, but will still shoot your dogs

http://stopthedrugwar.org

Faced with widespread public outrage and even death threats after the release of a video of a February marijuana raid in which two dogs were shot, one killed and one wounded, by SWAT team members in a family home with a young child present, the Columbia, Missouri, Police Department Monday moved to dampen the uproar. At a press conference, Chief Ken Burton announced he was immediately imposing new restrictions on the way the department serves search warrants.

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FCC Issues $10k Fines To NY, NJ Pirates

http://www.radioink.com

May 13, 2010: The FCC's Enforcement Bureau has issued a pair of $10,000 forfeiture orders related to unauthorized FM broadcasts.

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AP IMPACT: US drug war has met none of its goals

http://news.yahoo.com

After 40 years, the United States' war on drugs has cost $1 trillion and hundreds of thousands of lives, and for what? Drug use is rampant and violence even more brutal and widespread.
Even U.S. drug czar Gil Kerlikowske concedes the strategy hasn't worked.

"In the grand scheme, it has not been successful," Kerlikowske told The Associated Press. "Forty years later, the concern about drugs and drug problems is, if anything, magnified, intensified."

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Elderly woman has heart attack when police swarm - wrong address

http://chronicle.augusta.com

Elderly woman hospitalized after drug agents show upAssociated Press
Thursday, May 13, 2010 8:53 AM
CEDARTOWN, Ga. - The daughter of a 76-year-old woman says her mother is hospitalized with a heart attack she suffered after drug agents who had the wrong address swarmed around her Polk County home.

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My tweet was silly, but the police reaction was absurd

http://www.guardian.co.uk

For one joke on Twitter I've had my civil liberties trampled on, and have now got a criminal record. Isn't this against free speech?

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Feds attack fija activist.

http://www.examiner.com

Just noticed that George Donnelly has been kidnapped by the feds while doing fija activism that he has been doing in Pa. Apparently he was gang tackled to get his camera away from him. Just horrific.

http://www.examiner.com/x-26370-Libertarian-News-Examiner~y2010m5d12-Fed...

http://georgedonnelly.com/

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Woman raped by census worker

http://www.fox59.com

A U.S. Census worker has been charged with rape and burglary, after two women in southern Indiana claim they were attacked. One of the victims was a 21 year-old physically handicapped woman. Four days before the attack, neighbors in the area say they saw Miller in the area on census business. The victim told police Miller had asked about their census information. She said they had already submitted the form. She also told police that Miller stuck around and tried to get more details.
http://www.fox59.com/news/wxin-women-raped-by-census-worker-051110,0,357...

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