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0 Chili’s Restaurant Employees Spitting In Drinks – DNA Testing Confirms

Chili’s is getting quite the black eye after local and nationwide press pick up on a story claiming Chilis restaurant employees spitting in drinks is leading to lawsuits. If you’re like me, you probably worry about complaining about a meal out for fear the restaurant staff might do something gross or awful to your food. Well that nightmare came true for a unfortunate family eating in a Chili’s restaurant in New York. It was so bad that the local police got…

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3 Pro-Biker Anti-Police Message On Oklahoma Tattoo Shop Causes Outrage

Many people are angry because of a pro-biker anti-police message on Oklahoma tattoo shop’s Facebook page and accompanying sign on the front door of the Norman Tattoo parlor. The tattoo shop offers bikers who are riding a motorcycle and flying their MC Colors a discount on tattoo work, while their messages and signs state that they refuse to do tattoo work for police officers and that the officers are not welcome at the business. “Until Further Notice, patch holders riding motorcycles…

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0 Hot Coffee Lawsuit Against Starbucks Just Lost Steam – Jury Says No To Damages

In the hot coffee lawsuit against Starbucks, a North Carolina jury has decided that the Seattle based coffee company was not responsible for the coffee spilled by a Raleigh police officer. Lt. Matt Kohr was after damages up to $750,000 for the coffee that he spilled on his lap, but a jury decided by a 10-2 vote that Starbucks owes him nothing. Starbucks stood by their original statement that their employees did nothing to cause the incident three years ago.…

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0 Stocks To Trade In 5 Cent Increments – SEC Approves Pilot Program

In a move to boost demand for the stock of some smaller companies, the Securities and Exchange Commission green lit a pilot program to modify the purchase and sale of stock Wednesday approving stocks to trade in 5 cent increments. The long awaited and anticipated pilot program is slated to run for two years beginning in mid 2016.  It had originally been planned for one year, but was extented to two, likely to get a better feel for how the pilot program…

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0 Baltimore Riots Hurt Minorities – 200 Businesses Lost

Protesters do more harm than good as Baltimore riots hurt minorities and cause loss of more than 200 businesses in a single day of rioting.  It’s a shame, but sometimes the unorganized actions of the crowd have unintended consequences.  What began as earnest interest in what happened to Freddie Gray, quickly turned into another slew of riots, this time in Baltimore, Maryland. Rather than express their desire to learn all the facts involving the death of Freddie Gray, the uninformed…

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0 Senior Discounts | Hotels | Entertainment | Restaurants

After getting by in this world for 50+ years, who wouldn’t welcome a helpful list of senior discounts? Senior Discounts At Restaurants Applebee’s: 10-15% off senior discounts (varies by location) MAY require Golden Apple Card (60+) Update 3/16/15- We have heard rumblings that Applebee’s has discontinued this program- will update once we can verify. Arby’s: 10% off (55+) A&W All American Food: 10% Senior discount varies by location Backyard Burger: free drink with purchase Ben & Jerry’s: 10% off for…

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0 United States Taxes – You pay, and pay, and pay…

The United States Tax Noose – The Government Lynching I awoke this morning thinking about all the taxes I pay to the government….like the bed I sleep in….. I had to pay sales tax on the bed. I got dressed in the clothes that I paid sales tax on. I went to the breakfast table that I paid sales tax on for breakfast and realized that I paid tax on that breakfast as well. After a great breakfast I headed to…

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0 Worker Cooked To Death At Bumble Bee Tuna – Charges Filed

Santa Fe, California – Bumble Bee Foods and two workers were charged today in the case of a worker cooked to death at Bumble Bee Tuna plant, in pressure cooker used for bulk quantities of tuna.  The charge is willfully ignoring safety rules which lead to the death of a worker. According to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, Saul Florez and Angel Rodriguez (Director Of Plant Operations) have been charged with three felony counts of neglect which led to…

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0 Bartending Robots – Mixing Your Drinks

Bartending robots? The 2015 International RoboGames competition was held in San Mateo, California on April 3rd through the 5th. Flashing lights and a blue chilling chamber was a feature of the ThinBot, created by Kevin Roche, a research scientist for the IBM Corporation. His robot, along with many others, create cocktails with minimum human help. Various types of mixing and delivery system were presented. Some robots have special containers that liquor from regular bottle is transferred into. Then the robots…

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0 The Big Tobacco Lie – How Money Doesn’t Solve The Problem

We are being told by our government that one of the major killers in the country is tobacco. Our government has said that tobacco is more addicting that heroin. The ads running on television tell us that it is imperative that we stop the use of tobacco. At the same time the government is subsidizing the tobacco industry to make sure they stay in business. Remember the millions they provided Ontario tobacco farmers to help them get out of the…

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