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NBC News

An issuing officer can get the information into the city’s database within about three days versus the 10 days it takes to enter a conventional citation. E-tickets also take less time to fill out, sending cop and driver along their merry ways, well,

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Boston Herald

Potheads who’ve found the grass is greener under the state’s mellowed-out marijuana law have racked up as much as $64,500 in unpaid fines in Boston alone, thumbing their noses at hundreds of citations that cops have written up, but authorities are po

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East Valley Tribune

The home rule provision allows cities to spend more than a state-imposed limit that would base budgets on 1980s spending levels. The home rule provision only affects how much cities can spend, as cities without home rule can only spend according to t

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WBAL TV11

The Baltimore City Health Department issued its first environmental citation for repeat violations of the city's trans fat ban. The Health Department issued Healthy Choice, a food facility in the 400 block of Lexington Street, a $100 fine on Thursday

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NY Times

Give away land to make money? Beatrice was a starting point for the Homestead Act of 1862, the federal law that handed land to pioneering farmers. Back then, the goal was to settle the West. The goal of Beatrice’s “Homestead Act of 2010,” is, in part

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AP

3 administrators whose huge salaries sparked outrage in this small blue-collar suburb of Los Angeles have agreed to resign, the City Council said. Council members emerged from an hours-long closed session at midnight Friday and announced that they'd

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NY Post

Taxpayers kick in an average $8.60 for every dollar that city employees contribute to their pensions, a sweet deal costing the Big Apple a bundle. Even though their own retirements are less secure, as private businesses have shifted from tradition

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Arizona Republic

Phoenix Police go hunting for motorists who owe $2 million in unpaid parking tickets, using high-tech cameras capable of scanning thousands of vehicle tags a day to recover more than 15,000 unpaid fines going back 10 years.

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AP

Many water utilities are raising rates because water use is down, in part because manufacturers have closed or are cutting back, tourism has fallen and the real estate market is in the doldrums. Water sales for the Kennebunk, Kennebunkport & Wells Wa

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KPHO / offthegridguy.com

Morpheus Blasts Phoenix City Council. The food tax is a Regressive tax hurting the poor the most. PHOENIX- The Phoenix City council meeting on March 2 2010, where Off the grid Guy Aka Morpheus blasts the city council for running a SCAM on the peopl

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