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TracFone fined $40M for selling unlimited plans with clear limits

The Federal Trade Commission is putting mobile carriers on notice that if they advertise an unlimited plan they can’t monkey around with speeds — or at least must clearly disclose their throttling practices up front. 280 more words

Why Marshawn Lynch is Actually an Attention Whore

I love Marshawn Lynch’s I don’t give a shit attitude. Absolutely love it. However it’s all bullshit. It’s an act and he loves being in the lime light. 272 more words

Budget Fine Print: More Fines For Texting Drivers, Park Fees

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —Getting caught texting while driving could carry a steeper fine. Entrance fees at Minnesota state parks would rise slightly to pay for upkeep. 701 more words

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Seattle Uses Stickers Before Fines on Garbage

The Atlantic labels Seattle’s compost stickers “Scarlet Letters” for their program to divert 38,000 tons of food scraps from landfills to compost facilities.

One of the cities leading the charge in the effort to staunch food waste is Seattle, which passed a law last September that requires residents to compost leftover food.

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Lancaster Considers Imposing Fines For Certain Crimes In Wake Of Prop. 47

LANCASTER (CBSLA.com) — The city of Lancaster is considering an ordinance that would impose administrative fines for certain offenses in an effort to curb crime amid Proposition 47. 309 more words

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Lancaster Officials Aim For Stiffer Fines To Support Law Enforcement Efforts

LANCASTER (CBSLA.com) — City Council members in Lancaster want to go after the pocketbooks of criminal offenders.

In what officials say is an “effort to preserve the safety of its residents and businesses,” the City Council is considering an initiative to counteract changes to state law that mandates certain criminal offenses must now be charged as misdemeanors. 226 more words

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