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Pa. McDonald's franchise sued over payroll cards
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Diogenes: Dear cynic: Yes there are Chase branches throughout eastern PA. Does this fact imply that the bank will conduct business with payroll checks issued to non-account holders? And will do so on a fee free basis? The major banks (and super-regional, too) haven't done this in nearly 25 years. P …
Seniors 'brainwashed' by controversial scooter ads, doctor says
Thu Mar 28, 2013
NYDreamer: How true! I've treated Seniors who've been struck by tween-operated motorized shopping carts. Sadly, once by 2 underage drag racers! Their parents just can't fathom what the fuss is all about? But, when police inform them that driving privileges for their little darling could be revoked/s …
Norovirus: Why washing your hands isn't enough
Mon Jan 28, 2013
UASRN: CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report is a reliable source for statistical trends, however, it is a trailing indicator. Their best tracking information comes from the Epidemic Intelligence Service, which can track indicators such as increased purchase/consumption of otc meds. Servientes …
Winter vomiting alert: New strain of norovirus on the rise
Thu Jan 24, 2013
Rick: While a good alternative, purel is NOT 100% effective against norwalk virus. Hand washing with soap and warm water is still the best (and preferred) preventive method against its spread.
Supreme Court signals blood tests protected by Fourth Amendment
Wed Jan 9, 2013
IWonder: 25+under males (single, non-veteran) presently have the highest premiums. 21+under females will soon overtake the men. Texting while driving is being blamed, resulting in far more serious accidents (severe injurys/fatalities) among the age group. Follow the money - its never been about law …
Supreme Court to decide whether police can take your blood without your permission
Tue Jan 8, 2013
Culheath: absent probable cause, and an ensuing court order, I can/will not draw any tissue samples to produce evidence. Paramedic/EMTs have been convicted of felonious assault for conduct that violates a patient's express right to refuse treatment. A felony conviction effectively ends the career of …
Taco Bell responds to teen's request for a custom Speedo
Mon Jan 7, 2013
jkfan: Practice limits on intercollegiate athletics prevent most elite swimmers from competing simultaneously for both college and national teams. Given that state of the art aquatic facilities tend to be found on college campus, most elite programs are affiliated with the same's program. The stand …
One inch: Death in combat hinges on the tiniest margins
Tue Jan 1, 2013
Boss: the draft was suspended Mar 73. Everyone enlisting afterwards was voluntary. Specforce/Special Operations Command has always been qualified volunteers. Ut ceteri vivant. Nemo unus vulnere.
Friend: Sandy Hook principal was a 'hero' who 'put her children first'
Sat Dec 15, 2012
Anony: Few officers lead, the rest command from the rear (never heard of REMF?). We, the living, can sit back and rationally break things down. The pros do. It's called incident debriefing/after action reports. The little time she had left was put to best use: identify the potential threat(s) and a …
Pentagon: SEAL killed in rescue of doctor in Afghanistan was highly decorated
Sun Dec 9, 2012
For the operator, his fellow teams, and his surviving family: Ut ceteri viveri possint Thank you from a grateful vet.
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