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After Hearing What a Tea Party Group Recently Did in Ferguson, You Likely Won’t Be Surprised That You Haven’t Heard About It |

The story won’t spark controversy or make many front pages, but there is some good happening in , Missouri, in the aftermath of the unrest following the police-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Neighbor Hellbent On Shutting Down Kid’s ‘Illegal’ Lemonade Stand

The man’s complaints may have backfired. After news of the conflict came out, hundreds of customers came to purchase lemonade and cookies from Guerrero, according to Fox 13. Guerrero made more than $600 in two hours.

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The Feds Want to Treat School Lunches as a National-Security Concern | National Review Online

Despite their complexity, the USDA has said the new rules, “carefully balance[] science-based nutrition guidelines with practical and flexible solutions to promote healthier eating on campus.” The agency has created a chart to help show the new regulations’ requirements and the decision to replace things such as “chocolate sandwich cookies” (a.k.a. Oreos) and “regular cola” (a.k.a. Coke) with “light popcorn” and “no-calorie flavored water.” All the same, the increased USDA regulations may have begun causing some school districts to rethink their membership in the federal program. Catlin Community School District 5 in Illinois is opting out of it this year, according to the Chicago Tribune, and will join Maine Township High School District 207 and Niles Township High School District 219, located in the Chicagoland area, both of which left the program in recent years.

Judge Rules for Polygamists in Sister Wives Case – Hit & Run :

Last December, U.S. District Clark Waddoups struck down a central part of the Utah law banning polygamy. Yesterday he issued the rest of his ruling, dealing not with the statute itself but with the husband and wives at the center of the case—Kody, Meri, Janelle, Christine, and Robyn Brown, stars of the reality show Sister Wives. Nate Carlisle of The Salt Lake Tribune reports:

4-year-old expelled from preschool for mom’s Facebook post | News – Home

A local mother is outraged after her 4-year-old son was from the private Christian preschool he attended because of a Facebook post on her personal page.

EU Imposes Ban On High-Powered Vacuum Cleaners

A British consumer group is warning households to rush out and buy powerful cleaners before they’re banned throughout Europe.

Spain’s Skyrocketing Power Prices And Higher CO2 Emissions | The Daily Caller

President Obama once frequently touted Spain’s economy. No longer. That’s no surprise given how things have worked out for the economically beleaguered country.

CNN: You can’t fool us Burger King, we know you are moving to Canada to save on taxes… » The Right Scoop –

’s ‘debt’ isn’t to the American people, but to its shareholders and its employees. Maximizing profit is not a bad thing, but you’d think the way Democrats and the White House is screaming about ‘’ that it’s one of the worst things a company can do.

Canada Gives Lost Russian Troops A Geography Lesson | The Daily Caller

“Geography can be tough,” tweeted from @CanadaatNATO. “Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine.” Attached to the tweet is a simple map showing the border between Russia, and not Russia.

What Does Your State Buy the Most on eBay? New Map Has the Answer |

A new map created by Internet-auction website eBay reveals the items each state purchases the most when using the online bidding service.