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  • Legalization of Cannabis
    Marijuana: Not so green after all
    The push to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes has created an unexpected and unprecedented environmental issue. If legislators are not proactive, we could end up with severe ecological damage in areas where marijuana is...
  • Marijuana Rally
    70-year-old medical marijuana patient to lobby U.S. Congress
    In yesterday's The Daily Chronic, Americans for Safe Access reported that federal medical marijuana defendant Larry Harvey goes to Washington, D.C. to lobby the United States Congress in order to stop funding federal prosecutions like the his....
  • 89 cent refill $525: ‘Federally charged with a $525 fine for $.89 drink refill’
    89 cent refill $525: Federal charge of $525, man didn’t pay for 89-cent refill
    An 89 cent refill became a $525 federal charge when a construction worker at a VA medical center was issued a ticket by the Federal Police Force for not paying the 89 cents for the refill of his soda. On Wednesday, a spokesperson for the medical...
  • Los Angeles PCP networks hit with federal indictment
    Los Angeles PCP networks hit with federal indictment
    Federal prosecutors unsealed two indictments, one from a concluded investigation from six years ago and one from their present day investigation, yesterday morning that charged 40 defendants linked to PCP manufacturing labs and networks that...
  • Where to file taxes online
    Where to file your 2013 Federal tax return online
    Tax season has now set in and graced us with its presence again. However, thanks to the government shutdown that took place near the end of 2013 the IRS is not able to start accepting tax returns until the end of January 2014.This dilemma may be a...
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    Federal Criminal Complaint Charges 3 Men in Tampa Jewelry Store Armed Robbery
    Federal agents charged three men in connection with the armed robbery of the International Diamond Center on Dale Mabry Boulevard in Tampa, Florida on November 22, 2013. The complaint charges Anthony Wahba, Clyde Bernard Johnson and Bryan Beaudoin...
  • Rapper Gucci Mane is off to jail again
    Rapper Gucci Mane is off to jail again
    Radric Davis, 33, of Atlanta, Ga., also known as Gucci Mane, an Atlanta-based rap artist, today, was charged in federal court with two separate counts of possessing a firearm while being a felon.According to court information, he was in possession...
  • Obamacare prime contractor has checkered past
    Obamacare prime contractor has checkered past
    You may have heard that the prime contractor for the infamous Obamacare web portal healthcare.gov, that earned hundreds of millions of dollars to produce a non-functional website wasn’t even experienced in developing web portals and yet the...
  • Grand Canyon
    Feds agree to let states reopen some parks
    The Associated Press on Thursday reported that the Obama administration has agreed to let states reopen some of our national parks that were closed due to the government shutdown.The move was brought on by calls from the governors of at least four...
  • National Parks close during Federal government shutdown
    There’s a vocabulary lesson embedded in the Federal government shutdown
    While the Fall 2013 Federal government shutdown (Fig. 1) has brought pain, suffering and inconvenience to some, it has also brought some positives and a great many learning opportunities to everyone. One of these opportunities involves vocabulary ...
  • John Hickenlooper
    Growing state secession movements
    Republican leaning counties in deep blue states are pushing to secede and form states of their own. Residents of Northern Michigan, parts of California, Maryland and Colorado are seeking to break away from their Democrat controlled states and form...
  • Relax in your knowledge of credit
    What you should know about Fair Credit
    As a consumer, there will come a time in your life when you want to buy the big ticket item, perhaps first a car, then a home, and maybe even a second home. For this reason (and others,) you should know about how to make sure your credit...
  • Missing Federal investigator Sandra Coke
    Federal investigator murder: Sandra Coke-Randy Alana
    New York Daily News is reporting today that a man who is a person of interest in the disappearance and murder of an Oakland federal investigator told police that he planned to marry the woman.Police say, Randy Alana and Sandra Coke were in love...
  • Hillcrest Elementary School - Frederick, MD
    Parents should be notified of disciplinary measures for bullying
    Bullying is one of the ugliest nightmares a child can endure, but the worst possible situation takes place when a school system does nothing to stop it. In Frederick, Maryland, parents showed disdain towards school administration for their...
  •  U.S. Federal District Court Regions
    Filing an infringement case the time frame and where to file.
    After this weekend it is clear that the 3 year time frame for filing a claim for copyright infringement has created some questions. So I will answer them the best I can. Remember I am not an attorney but the rules are the rules. If you have...