Daily Archives: May 13, 2012

Judge Lets Fruit Roll-Ups Lawsuit Proceed | Reuters | Jonathan Stempel |5/11/12

(Reuters) – U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti in San Francisco ruled that General Mills Inc must defend a class action lawsuit that claims the food company deceived consumers into believing its Fruit Roll-Ups and Fruit by the Foot snacks are … Continue reading

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Mother Wins Back Permanent Custody of Obese Ohio Boy | Reuters | Kim Palmer | 5/10/12

(Reuters) – An Ohio juvenile court judge removed a protective order on Thursday in the case of a third-grade boy who was taken from his mother’s custody in October 2011 after he tipped the scales at 219 lbs (99 kg). … Continue reading

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Florida Woman Sentenced to 20 Years in Controversial Warning Shot Case | CNN.com | 5/11/12

(CNN) — A a judge sentenced Marissa Alexander, a Jacksonville, Florida, woman to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot in an effort to scare off her abusive husband. Alexander unsuccessfully tried to use Florida’s controversial “stand your … Continue reading

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