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In North Hempstead, Long Island, New York, the signs say if you do not clean up what your dog deposits, you must pay a $250 fine. The signs are full of, well, what a dog deposits. The law actually sets a fine of $25. But fixing the mistake on the signs would cost money, so “community leaders” are thinking of changing the fine to match the signs instead. (AC/WCBS New York) ...Did you really think “community leaders” would pay for their own mistakes?
Original Publication Date: 21 December 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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