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Hogwarts is offering online classes

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/21/14

Muggle-born fans of Harry Potter can now get educated from Potter’s alma mater from the comfort of their own home.   Hogwarts... } more

The link between diabetes and dental health

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/19/14

Regular dental checkups are essential to maintaining oral health. In addition to preventing dental caries and removing tartar that... } more

Man fined $525 for drink refill

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/17/14

A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected... } more

German Shepherd called to jury duty

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/16/14

At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime. Cumberland County has summoned IV Griner to jury... } more

Moving asparagus to the center of your plate

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/15/14

Asparagus has been a delicious symbol of spring since at least as far back as the Greeks, who called it asparagos — literally,... } more

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@ Man fined $525 for drink refill 15 hours 28 min ago

grove600: Maybe put the drink machine behind a paywall. Just say'n.
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@ Man fined $525 for drink refill 2 days 17 hours ago

kw2012: You shouldn't have a self serve fountain if you aren't going to allow free refills. It's a confusing message.
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@ Man fined $525 for drink refill 3 days 15 hours ago

1965reader: 1st offense: A warning and pay for the refill. 2nd offense: Fine. 3rd offense: Jail. Fair enough?
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@ Man fined $525 for drink refill 4 days 8 hours ago

jtsim: Hell no it wasn't handled correctly. The hospital should have let him pay for the refill and no harm would have been done. This is another example of people that think they have a little bit of power...
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@ The Shoebox 4 days 8 hours ago

jtsim: My wife is in the process of cleaning out stuff in the house that her Mom and Dad had lived in. Before they moved there it was the house that her grandparents lived in. We have found lots of pictures...
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