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Michigan Woman Faces 93 Days in Jail for Planting a Vegetable Garden

Posted July 8th, 2011 by Deslock Darkstar
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It just doesn't get more ridiculous than this. Julie Bass of Oak Park, Michigan -- a mother of 6, law-abiding citizen, and gardener -- is facing 93 days in jail after being charged with a misdemeanor. Her crime? Planting a vegetable garden in the front yard.

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Dashcam video of kops beating/tasing handcuffed man

Posted July 8th, 2011 by berserker13
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A Humphreys County man sustained cracked ribs and a punctured lung after he was stripped naked by deputies, beaten and shocked repeatedly with a Taser gun, according to a Wednesday court filing.

The Jan. 23 incident was recorded by video equipment fixed to the vehicle of a Humphreys County sheriff deputy. Darren T. Ring, 34, of New Johnsonville is requesting to be released from jail, where he has been held in lieu of bond for more than five months.

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1) EPA funds groups 2)groups sue EPA 3)more power for EPA

Posted July 8th, 2011 by phonon
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When the Environmental Protection Agency said in late June that it would force Western coal-fired power plants to install haze-reducing pollution-control equipment at a cost of $1.5 billion a year, it said it had to in order to settle a lawsuit by environmental groups.

One organization involved in the suit, the Environmental Defense Fund, has a long history of taking the EPA to court. In fact, a cursory review finds almost half a dozen cases in the past 10 years.

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Woman in Oak Park Mi Faces Misdemeanor Charge for Vegetable Garden

"That's not what we want to see in a front yard," said Oak Park City Planner Kevin Rulkowski.

Why? The city is pointing to a code that says a front yard has to have suitable, live, plant material. The big question is what's "suitable?"

"If you look at the definition of what suitable is in Webster's dictionary, it will say common. So, if you look around and you look in any other community, what's common to a front yard is a nice, grass yard with beautiful trees and bushes and flowers," the city bureaucrat said.

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Jail time for growing produce.

Posted July 8th, 2011 by ianCredible
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Another home owner facing jail time for gardening. This time for vegetables. This is semi-local news for me and as a gardener I'm taking it upon myself to organize resistance.

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US govt openly admits arming Mexican drug gangs with 30,000 firearms

"This is not a conspiracy theory, nor a piece of fiction. It is now an openly-admitted fact that this was pulled off by the BATFE (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, more commonly called "ATF") under orders from Washington. The program was called "Fast and Furious.""

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Woman Sprays Breast Milk at Cops

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A lactating U.S. woman was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she sprayed sheriff's deputies with breast milk as they tried to remove her from a vehicle, police said on Monday.

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Waste Oil Heater

Posted July 8th, 2011 by Hiton
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Hiton.eu is a company that takes pride in its long-established tradition in production of eco-friendly heating appliances. We strive to provide top quality waste oil burners, heat recuperator, waste oil heating systems and heating solutions to our clients.

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Emergency dental London suggested valuable root canal treatments

Emergency dental London recommended beneficial root canal treatments and dental surgery by endodontists where emergency dental treatment in London makes available complete restoration of teeth and control of infection.

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'It was kind of messed up that the females got shot'

Katrina shootings cover up concerning civilians; cops shot at civilians

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