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The poor in prison

During the summer, anyone who watched the news knew about Ferguson and what happened to Michael Brown.

However, the story behind Ferguson goes much deeper than what the media portrayed. 255 more words

Keurig To Pay $5.8M Over Failure To Report Defective Coffee Brewers

Under federal law, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers are required to immediately report information regarding possible safety defects to the Consumer Product Safety Commission within 24 hours of obtaining reasonable supporting evidence. 479 more words

Retail Services

Cottage Grove fined $4,500 by Oregon DEQ for high levels of bacteria in wastewater

State environmental regulators have slapped Cottage Grove with $4,500 in fines for discharging excessively contaminated sewage wastewater onto city-owned parkland and into the Coast Fork of the Willamette River last summer. 51 more words

The Register-Guard

Cost of Impaired driving

Driving drunk is a choice that too many people make time and time again.  The so-called drivers seem to be under the impression that they’re fine, when in reality, they would, 9 times out of 10, blow way over the legal limit, no matter how “I’m not drunk” they say they are.   586 more words


How the poor fill cities' coffers

It seems that over the past couple of weeks with each article I read or each documentary I watch there is something in the documentary or the video that has to do with the prison industrial complex. 354 more words

Poverty And The Law

Australia: How do our speeding penalties compare to other countries?

A friend of mine got caught speeding recently in Newcastle, NSW. He was doing 63km/h in a 60km/h zone and was fined $114. I myself have been caught speeding a number of times, though not for a few years now. 679 more words