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Opt Out of School Lunch

http://reason.com

Opt Out of School Lunch

Should schools force kids to eat USDA-approved food, or should families take back control of what their kids are eating?

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Man drowns while 25 government emergency responders watch

http://www.sovereignman.com

People have been made to pay ever more for Big Government in England. Here's what all that spending has gotten them. Sadly, this tragedy is only one of several stories of its kind.

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Budget spat wipes out toilet paper supplies in NJ capital

http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com

A budget battle in New Jersey's capital city has some extremely unpleasant fallout, including a toilet paper shortage at police headquarters, fire stations, senior centers and municipal offices. Supplies have been dwindling down to almost nothing in the months since a spending fight broke out among the City Council in November over a $42,000 spending request for a year's supply of paper products, including toilet paper. “I’m embarrassed,” the Council president said.

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Court OKs Barring High IQs for Cops

http://abcnews.go.com

A man whose bid to become a police officer was rejected after he scored too high on an intelligence test has lost an appeal in his federal lawsuit against the city.

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‘Bigfoot’ takes free speech fight to N.H. high court

http://articles.boston.com

[T]wo years ago, performance artist Jonathan Doyle paraded around the bustling peak of New Hampshire’s Mount Monadnock in a $40 Bigfoot costume from iParty. When Doyle returned with friends to shoot a sequel, the park manger quashed the production and ordered Doyle off the mountain, insisting he needed a state permit to film a movie in the park. Bigfoot stepped up with a lawsuit, alleging that the park’s permit regulations are unconstitutional. The New Hampshire Supreme Court next month will hear Doyle’s complaint.

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NH soon to be only state without a vaccines registry

http://www.thirdage.com

Vaccines in the state of Massachusetts may soon be tracked via a centralized registry, The Boston Globe reports ... [i]ronically, Massachusetts, the birthplace of public vaccination programs, is one of two states without statewide registries to track who gets vaccinated, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New Hampshire is the other state without such a registry.

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Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear

http://online.wsj.com

Federal agents swooped in on Gibson Guitar Wednesday, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville, seizing several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars...The question in the first raid seemed to be whether Gibson had been buying illegally harvested hardwoods from protected forests, such as the Madagascar ebony that makes for such lovely fretboards...The tangled intersection of international laws is enforced through a thicket of paperwork. Recent revisions to 1900's Lacey Act require that anyone crossing the U.S.

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Some federal workers more likely to die than lose jobs

http://abcnews.go.com

USA Today reports that some Federal workers are more likely to die than be laid off.

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83 Year Old New York Woman Ticketed For Using City Trash Can

http://newyork.cbslocal.com

Darbe Pitofsky, 83, said she was on her way for a cup of coffee around 6:30 a.m. on June 25 when she threw a brown bag filled with old papers in a city litter basket... She said a sanitation worker quickly jumped out of his vehicle and demanded her information to write a summons... She said the worker demanded a form of identification and threatened to “put her away” if she didn’t comply.

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America's National Suicide

http://www.newsweek.com

An immigration story that we all know all too well. Someone finally reporting on the mindless bureaucracy.

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