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  • Seattle
    Seattle residents will be required to compost or pay fine
    Seattle residents will now have to be more judicious with their composting or face a fine. The city council passed the ordinance on Monday, putting a $1 fine on leaving too many table scraps in the trash. For businesses and apartment complexes the...
  • Weird Canadian Laws
    Weird Canadian Laws
    At times, the best thing to do when tackling a book you haven't yet reviewed, is to simply flip through the pages and randomly stop here and there.That's what we did recently when we picked up a new (well, new to us at least) copy of "...
  • Chap Petersen
    HOA hell: Condo associations seek super powers in Virginia
    A bill giving draconian extra-legal powers to homeowner associations is taking a beating fromDemocratsandtea party Republicans— and it’s on the verge of becoming law.House Bill 791“aims to protect residents living in homeowner...
  • American Airlines fined $60,000
    American Airlines fined $60,000
    The U.S. Department of Transportation fined American Airlines $60,000 for violating airline advertising rules reported the Chicago Tribune on December 11, 2013.Federal regulators determined that American Airlines employees falsely told passengers...
  • Lamar Odom
    Lamar Odom settles legal issues with years of probation
    Lamar Odom is slowly getting his life back on track, as he has been working on fixing his life. He wants to get back into the NBA, and he wants to fix his marriage to Khloe Kardashian because her family was indeed his only family. And it sounds...
  • Man owes $202,000 for skipping tollbooths
    Man owes $202,000 in tolls for skipping tollbooths: On payment plan for 54 years
    According to information reported on AOL Autos websiteon Nov. 22, a 33-year-old financial consultant from Virginia has made a pretty serious financial mistake that will take him 54 years to pay off.Jason Bourcier accumulated $202,000 in tolls,...
  • Don't text and drive
    More than 300 drivers cited for texting in Virginia
    In case readers have forgotten, local news sources on Tuesday want to remind us that it is against state law to text while driving on Virginia's highways. Ask the more than 325 motorists who have received tickets since the law went into affect...
  • Just Pay the Fine
    No Obamacare - No problem - Just pay the fine
    Obamacaretries to ensure that people sign up for insurance coverage or facefinesfor those who choose to remain uninsured. Those fines could cost hundreds and even thousands of dollars.It is estimated that approximately 6 million people could be...
  • Pay the Fine if You Don't Purchase Obamacare
    Option to buying Obamacare: Pay a fine
    Obamacare tries to ensure that people sign up for insurance coverage or face fines for those who choose to remain uninsured. Those fines could cost hundreds and even thousands of dollars.It is estimated that approximately 6 million people could be...
  • Man gets $3000 fine for recreational fishing without fishing license
    Man gets $3000 fine for recreational fishing without fishing license
    A Minnesota man was caught using his brother’s fishing license while fishing on the St. Louis River in May, said the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources DNR. His brother was also fined.Andrew T. Swensen 30 of Cloquet was under...
  • Hobby Lobby
    Another Court Hands Obama a Stunning Defeat
    The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver handed President Obama a stunning defeat in his battle against Hobby Lobby. Hobby Lobby was granted a stay from millions of dollars in fines set to commence on Monday, for defying Obama's mandate...
  • Biggest poaching offense in Tennessee, trial results
    Biggest poaching offense in Tennessee, trial results
    In one of the biggest poaching cases in the state of Tennessee. Four men plead guilty to two counts of keeping fish over their daily creel limit and must pay $2,097 in court costs, fines and restitution for their actions. They are also not allowed...
  • Indicators of vulnerability among people with Medicare and private insurance
    One in five doctors meet Medicare reporting standards
    The newly appointed Alabama Medicaid Advisory Commission is tasked with evaluating the financial structure of the Alabama Medicaid Agency and identifying ways to increase efficiency while also helping ensure the long-term sustainability of the...
  • lights
    Halloween week curfew begins tonight
    A City of Detroit emergency curfew will govern when young people will be allowed to frequent public places at night, from Monday night through Halloween. Violations may result in a stiff fine for the parent.Young people aged 17 or younger will not...
  • No Saggy pants allowed
    Brunswick, Georgia fines saggy pants offenders
    The trend started in the prison system when inmates were not permitted to have trouser belts on in jail once a person is incarcerated. Today there seems to be a fashion trend for young (and sad to say some old) men who want to walk around in...