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City Makes Public Statement Regarding the Sugar Plum Fairy

Here's an official statement from the city of St. Charles, MO, on the Sugar Plum Fairy incident. As should be obvious, all italicized and/or bracketed material is my commentary and not part of the official statement. Mayor Sally Faith –…


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Sugar Plum Fairy Fired for Cursing During Drug Test

St. Charles, Missouri, has been in the news before (my news, at least), back when it was contemplating an ordinance that would have banned "profane language" anywhere alcoholic beverages are sold, a ban that would have been unconstitutional as well…




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“Most-Sued Mascot in the Majors” Is Back in Court

"Grace Crass, of Wernersville, [Pennsylvania,] claims that she was at the [game] with her church group when the massive, green, bird-anteater hybrid climbed through the stands and onto her legs," said the report on June 30 about the latest tort…


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Nevada Bans Chicken Suits From Polling Places

Early voting has begun in Nevada's 2010 primary elections, and over the weekend many sources reported that Nevada election officials have added chicken suits to the list of items that are banned from polling places. Man-sized chickens have been involved…



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Can You Copyright a Feathered Suit? Mardi Gras Indians Want to Know

According to the New York Times, some of the "Mardi Gras Indians" have been registering copyrights in the "ornate, enormous, feathered costumes" they make themselves and wear three times a year on special occasions in New Orleans.  These can cost…