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Reporting Factory Farm Abuses an Act of Terrorism

http://ow.ly

New Hampshire, Wyoming and Nebraska are the latest states to introduce Ag-Gag laws aimed at preventing employees, journalists or activists from exposing illegal or unethical practices on factory farms.

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PA Walmart stores getting (CCTV) breathalyzing wine vending machines

http://www.engadget.com

PA Liquor Control Board has given Walmart preliminary approval to sell liquor in the state, even though grocery stores cannot legally sell alcohol. To keep the state's monopoly on liquor sales breathing, it's now legal as long as the store installs a vending machine that dispenses wine with a breathalyzer.

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Feds Threaten School for "Killing" Endangered Birds with Stdm Lights

http://www.foxnews.com

A small Hawaiian island was forced to cancel Friday night football games indefinitely after the federal government threatened to prosecute high school athletic officials for not protecting an endangered bird.
So instead of playing high school football under the Friday night lights, teenagers in Kauai County are forced to endure dangerously hot conditions and play their games on Saturday afternoons.

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NJ to physicians: you are our servants.

http://gruntdoc.com

NJ requires 30 hours of community service for all healthcare practitioners to practice in the state.

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States Cracking Down on Unpaid Internships

http://www.nytimes.com

With job openings scarce for young people, the number of unpaid internships has climbed in recent years, leading federal and state regulators to worry that more employers are illegally using such internships for free labor.

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Pfizer's 'imaginary friend' took a guilty plea in 2007

http://www.cnn.com

Imagine being charged with a crime, but an imaginary friend takes the rap for you.

That is essentially what happened when Pfizer, the world's largest pharmaceutical company, was caught illegally marketing Bextra, a painkiller that was taken off the market in 2005 because of safety concerns.

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