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Immigrants in Military Policy Expanded

A new Defense Department policy will allow undocumented immigrants to be part of the U.S. military. It will be a small number of aliens that will be allowed to join the service, and is an expansion on an existing program.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

New High School Won’t Be Named Obama

A new elite high school in Chicago was to be named after President Barack Obama but that will not happen. Mayor Rahm Emanuel thought it would be a good idea but after on going complaints from African-Americans, they will look for another name.

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Mark Mainz, Getty Images

Body Odor and Politics

Sounds crazy but studies confirm people are more attracted to those with similar political beliefs because their body odors are similar. Volunteer arm-pit sniffers were asked to participate in a study with no prior knowledge of political views.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Record Number Renounce U.S. Citizenship, Fees Go Up

When U.S. citizens denounce their country it currently costs them $450.00. With a record number of citizens living abroad and opting out of being a U.S. citizen the U.S. State Department announced it’s going to cost them more.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Flying Will Cost More Starting Next Week

Beginning next week July 21, flying will cost more because of TSA fees. The fee also known as the Civil Aviation Security or 9/11 Security fee, used for security, is now $2.50 for each leg of a flight with a cap of $5 or $10 cap on each round tip.

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Mario Tama, Getty Images

Le Festval de la Bastille

Coming this Friday and Saturday, July 11-12 is the Le Festival de la Bastille at the Calumet Club in Augusta. Live music, fun and fireworks are on the agenda for the two days, but why do the French celebrate Bastille Day?  calumetclub.com

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Andrew Burton, Getty Images

Signing of the Declaration of Independence

The 4th of July is the day the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England that is why it’s known as Independence Day. The conflict between the colonies and England was already a year old when they convened a Continental Congress in Philadelphia.

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John Moore, Getty Images

Southwest Border Patrol Needs Men’s Underwear

The ICE or Immigration and Custom Enforcement office is in need of men’s underwear. Thousands of pairs of cotton briefs are need because of influx of detained immigrants awaiting deportation. Sizes are ranging from mediums to hundreds of 6x-large.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

FBI Will Not Change Policy on Weed

Want to work for the FBI? Hope you have smokes pot in the past three years, despite what some people may think, the Feds haven’t changed their policy on pot smoking. In 2007 they loosened their policy stating that if you haven’t smoked pot within three years of applying, you could work for the Feds. That hasn’t chang

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Mark Nolan, Getty Images

Darth Vader Running for President of Ukraine

With Crimea being taken over by Russia the country of Ukraine is trying to restore glory to their nation. To the rescue (or maybe not) Darth Vader is running for President, the unanimous choice of the (UIP) Ukrainian Internet Party.

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