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Rate Payers Suing Billings Over Fees
Q2 reports that six residents are suing to stop the city of Billings from imposing franchise fees on water, sewer and garbage services that are directed to the city’s general fund. The six rate payers are plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in Yellowstone County District Court, alleging th…
Big Brother Is Watching And Listening In Billings Elevators
I work downtown in the Crowne Plaza and, like most employees, I must park in the city parking garage on First Avenue. There have definitely been occasions (at least three) when I have encountered some weirdness in the garage's elevator.
I have seen a presumably homeless man sleeping, a young dru…
2012 NBA Finals Preview: Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
The Miami Heat advanced to the NBA Finals for the second consecutive year by eliminating the Boston Celtics, 101-88, in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday. The Heat will play the Oklahoma City Thunder, the NBA’s Western Conference champions, in the 2012 NBA Finals, s…
New York City to Ban Large Soft Drinks – Is Your City Next?
By this time next year, residents of New York City won’t be able to buy an absurdly large and absurdly overpriced cup of soda to go alongside their absurdly large and absurdly overpriced vat of popcorn when they are enjoying a movie.
That’s because New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has proposed a ban — w…

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