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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

4 things to consider before buying your next car

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/14/14

Buyers often find the process of finding a new car fun. Test driving vehicles and playing with all of the gadgets that today's... } more

Is America ready for the real Colbert?

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@ Man fined $525 for drink refill 18 hours 28 min 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 1 day 11 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 1 day 11 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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@ The Shoebox 1 day 15 hours ago

PatrickD: Word of advice, do not put shoe boxes with past taxes, documents, etc., in a shed. Rats will wreak havoc and your preserved history will be destroyed.
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Joel Kight: @PatrickD: My cat would never make it the courthouse. She would find a way to kill everyone on the way.
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Eastville: Meanwhile, the Atlanta Braves have banned visiting off-duty cops from carrying their weapons inside the stadium. Read more: http://www.covnews.com/section/1/article/51756/
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