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sells alcohol to high schoolers in Tuscaloosa

sells alcohol to high schoolers in Tuscaloosa TUSCALOOSA, Alabama Twelve people including ten minors were arrested during an undercover operation at a Tuscaloosa gas station after Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board agents discovered the store's employees were systematically selling alcohol to minors who held a 'VIP pass.' Dean Argo, an ABC public information officer, said the case began in late October when a parent complained to the agency

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Scottsdale Barcade The King Opens This Friday

Scottsdale Barcade The King Opens This Friday The owners of The King sound like they're a lively bunch. When asked to describe the new neighborhood haunt in Scottsdale, which opens its doors this Friday, the trio of Tucker Woodbury, Charlie Levy, and Tyler Christensen engage in a breezy chatter and crack jokes while talking up the place's laidback atmosphere filled with games, good times, and complete lack of pretension. It's somewhat akin to a group

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mail or a Web page while driving

mail or a Web page while driving A: Reading text or scrolling the Web on your iPhone or BlackBerry also could get you a $124 ticket, according to the State Patrol. "Scrolling is reading," Sgt. Freddy Williams said when given the scenario. Troopers hear people say that reading an e mail is not the same as texting. But he says driving and reading any text a Web page, e mail, words in an application fall under the law that also prohibits sending a text

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M alumni plan to open craft beer bar near campus in June

M alumni plan to open craft beer bar near campus in June World of Beer plans to open this summer in the Landmark student high rise on South University. The duo are preparing to open World of Beer, a Florida based bar franchise and live music venue, on the first floor of the Landmark student high rise in June. The 3,200 square foot space on the southeast corner of South Univeristy and South Forest is under construction, and it will have a long bar,

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Lowell barber charged with selling heroin

Lowell barber charged with selling heroin LOWELL, Mass. (AP) Police have arrested a Lowell barber they say was selling heroin out of his barbershop and using a false identity. The Sun of Lowell reports that detectives executed a search warrant Wednesday at the D Power Barbershop, where they say they found 13 bags of heroin, more than $300 in cash, fake ids and drug paraphernalia. Sevilla Ortiz was already wanted on a warrant for failing to appear

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low risk at local bars

low risk at local bars INDIANA For about six months before she turned 21, Kayla M. Cioffo, a senior journalism major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, used someone else's driver's license to get into almost every bar downtown. Cioffo said she did not pay for her fake Pennsylvania permit. A friend found it on the ground. Its photo resembled Cioffo. The friend offered the ID to her. Cioffo took it. "I did have a good amount of friends who were

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Lounge minus liquor is hook for hookah bar

Lounge minus liquor is hook for hookah bar How is that, you may ask? Well, it was a hookah lounge, and even though I've gone to others before that include beer or wine in the business model, the folks at The Meridian Hookah Lounge don't see it as an issue. It may have to do with its proximity to the University of Central Florida. It's a mile and a half from campus on Alafaya Trail and Carrigan Avenue in Oviedo. Now even though I remember the many

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Smuggled Chinese Travel Circuitously to the U

Smuggled Chinese Travel Circuitously to the U Since the late 1980s, hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants from China's Fujian province have been smuggled into the United States. And the smugglers, known as "snakeheads" by Chinese, have become more sophisticated. In the summer of 1993, a rusty steamer ran aground off New York City. Nearly 300 passengers plunged into the chilly waters, desperate to touch American soil. Ten would die in the water,

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Bend teens charged with selling fake gold bars

Bend teens charged with selling fake gold bars BEND, Ore. Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel said Monday police would like to hear from any other victims of two Bend juveniles accused of selling fake gold bars, and said the charges now also include sales of fake Rolex watches. "Once we identify all of the victims, we can get a full understanding of the scope of the operation," Hummel said. "Then we can talk about how best to resolve this

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Astoria man pleads guilty in fake ID scam

Astoria man pleads guilty in fake ID scam He has waived his right to an Immigration and Naturalization Services administrative hearing and agreed to immediate deportation back to Egypt on grounds he overstayed his visa, Queens DA Richard Brown said. Abdelhamid June 18 arrest at his Astoria home was part of a sweeping effort to crack down on false documents by the Governor Fraudulent Identification Task Force, a coalition of governmental agencies

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