A college senior in Colorado complained long-distance to the Better Business Bureau in Minnesota’s Twin Cities because EssayWritingCompany.com, headquartered in Farmington, Minn., failed to deliver the class paper she ordered — at $23 per page.
The meaning of “academic dishonesty” is evolving.
But it is still a sometimes-expellable-offense to submit someone else’s work as one’s own.
If she was
shooting ‘at him’
she’d have hit him
Sharon Newling, 58, was arrested in Salisbury, N.C., and charged with shooting at her stepson with a .22-caliber rifle.
She denied shooting “at” him, but said she was just shooting “toward him,” “to make him stop working on his truck.”
There wasn’t a
dry eye in
the grease pit
In Greensboro, N.C., Stephanie Preston and Bobby Duncan were married in front of family and friends at the local Jiffy Lube.
slipped his mind
A 25-year-old man in Okaloosa County, Fla., was arrested and charged with misdemeanor trespassing after he entered the Club 51 Gentlemen’s Club, from which he had been banned after an incident.
The man told police that he knew he had been banned from a strip club but couldn’t remember which one.
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