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+ - Oregon Health Inspector makes little girl cry->

Submitted by emaname
emaname writes: PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's hardly unusual to hear small business owners gripe about licensing requirements or complain that heavy-handed regulations are driving them into the red.

So when Multnomah County shut down an enterprise last week for operating without a license, you might just sigh and say, there they go again.

Except this entrepreneur was a 7-year-old named Julie Murphy. Her business was a lemonade stand at the Last Thursday monthly art fair. The government regulation she violated? Failing to get a $120 temporary restaurant license.

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+ - Covenant School to forfeit 100-0 win...->

Submitted by emaname
emaname writes: From Dallas, TX...

"Officials from The Covenant School visited Dallas Academy on Thursday morning to apologize for their girls basketball team's 'victory without honor' in last week's 100-0 game.

Covenant, located in Dallas, also e-mailed the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools to declare its desire to forfeit the District 3-2A game."

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