Heather Getty of East Fairfield, Vt. can barely make it through her work day free of pain.
"I have a regular toothache probably a few times a week, every week," she said. "And I just take ibuprofen."
For more than a decade, the family center case worker and teen mom educator has needed her impacted wisdom teeth out, but can't afford it. "Dentistry's become a luxury," she sighed.
Getty said her insurance covers cleanings, but the deductibles for surgery are too much for the mother of four to pay. "We're the working poor," she added.Read more »
A Louisiana church was ordered to stop giving away free water along Mardi Gras parade routes because they did not have the proper permits.
“We were given a cease and desist order,” said Matt Tipton, pastor of Hope Church in Metairie, LA. “We had no idea we were breaking the law.”
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Diane Zambrano says her 4-year-old daughter, Jazlyn, is in the same West Hoke Elementary School class as the little girl whose lunch gained national attention earlier this week. When Zambrano picked Jazlyn up from school late last month, she was told by Jazlyn’s teacher that the lunch she had packed that day did not meet the necessary guidelines and that Jazlyn had been sent to the cafeteria.
A mother in Hoke County complains her daughter was forced to eat a school lunch because a government inspector determined her home-made lunch did not meet nutrition requirements. In fact, all of the students in the NC Pre-K program classroom at West Hoke Elementary School in Raeford had to accept a school lunch in addition to their lunches brought from home.Read more »
A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious. The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, according to the interpretation of the agent who was inspecting all lunch boxes in her More at Four classroom that day.Read more »
In Federal Hill, citizens allowed to record police - but then there's loitering..Read more »
Real News @ http://RevolutionNews.US — We're just a simple family moving from Ukraine to New Hampshire to join the 'Free State Project' ...Traveling to Disney World... Abused by Police In Gainesville, FL along the way.
The Gainesville Police and Sheriff's Dept Stopped and illegally searched My Wife, Baby and I on the way to Disney World... Looking to steal our cash. They put my wife, baby and I in the back of the police car while they searched our rv.Read more »
The Government wants to know about when you leave and arrive home and what your mental state is! Of course, there is a $5000 "penalty" if you refuse to answer. How this information is needed for a census I certainly don't know??Read more »
Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s press secretary Moira Bagley tweeted on Monday that Transportation Security Administration officials were detaining her boss in Nashville, Tenn.
“Just got a call from @senrandpaul,” Bagley tweeted at about 10 a.m. on Monday. “He’s currently being detained by TSA in Nashville.”Read more »
Afraid your favorite porn stars were risking their health for your mere sexual pleasure? Well, fear no more. LA County has stepped in to save the day!!!Read more »
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