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July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 68th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)Because Kim Powers has not completed 60 college hours of coursework, passed two exams and completed a one-year apprenticeship, her career as a casket saleswoman is being threatened.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 85th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)John Thoburn owns a driving range for golfers in a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the fifth of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)The boys at the Mi Casa orphanage in Guatemala City, Guatemala, didn't have it easy.First came the personal circumstances that led to their placement in an orphanage in an impoverished country. Then, allegedly, some of the children were sexually and physically abused by the school's founder.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the final of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research..)Seventy-three-year-old Vinton Erickson owns a five-acre parcel of land in Clark County, Wash., that has been in his family for over 100 years. He wants to build a house on his property.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 22nd of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.comwill publish an additional story each day.)
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 37th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.) In 1998, 2-year-old Alexander Horwin was diagnosed with medullablastoma, the most common form of pediatric brain cancer and one that nearly always is fatal in children.After two surgeries, Alexander was tumor-free, but doctors warned that treatment was necessary.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 53rd of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)Little Rock, Ark., resident Betty Deislinger's home has anti-burglar bars on the windows to protect her from criminals, but nothing could protect her from local authorities.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 69th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)Hector Ricketts owns the successful Queens Van Plan that provides thousands of commuters in the New York City area with safe, economical and efficient transportation to and from work. The success of Queens Van Plan is noted in the complaints of its government-run competition.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 86th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)County supervisors in Loudoun County, Va., are considering enacting regulations that would force residents and businesses to turn off their lights as early as 9:00 p.m. to avoid "light pollution."
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the seventh of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dream, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)Larry and Sherry Schneider of Damariscotta, Maine, were fined $11,000 by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) after an inspection found underage employees making cheese in their restaurant.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 23rd of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)In 1995, Lin Drake bought property near Enoch, Utah, intending to build a subdivision of affordable homes. He hired an engineer later that year to determine if there was a prairie dog colony on his property. A colony was found west of his land, but no prairie dogs were found.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 38th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)David Knickerbocker, an Army veteran and retired police officer, was told he would have to remove an American flag he has flown from a flagpole for 23 years or risk losing his cabin, located on land he leases in the Eldorado National Forest in the Sierra Nevadas near Sacramento, California.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 54th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)Willie Williams wanted simply to walk on his land, plant a garden and do some hunting on 40 acres of open land his great-grandfather purchased in 1874. Until a recent injunction by Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, Williams was unable to do these things because the state wrongfully took the land from him.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 70th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 87th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)Eugene Mixon is an employee of the U.S. Department of Justice who lives in Fairfax County, a suburb of Washington, D.C.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the sixth of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.) A Virginia couple was arrested for legally home-schooling their child. Gerald and Angela Balderson were arrested on March 17, 2000 after truancy charges were filed against them by a local public school administrator. The Baldersons, however, point out
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 24th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research.CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.) "What will we do when there is not enough water for our kids?" Albuquerque Mayor Martin Chavez wonders. "What will we say when they ask why we let our homes, our industries and our cities take a back seat to a well-meaning but outdated federal statute?"
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 39th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 55th of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)Kay Leibrand is a 61-year-old software engineer suffering from breast cancer who is facing up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000 because she didn't properly trim the bushes in her yard.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(Editor's Note: The following is the 71st of 100 stories regarding government regulation from the book Shattered Dreams, written by the National Center for Public Policy Research. CNSNews.com will publish an additional story each day.)"Smart growth" urban development regulations in Fairfax County, Va., are so restrictive that there is not enough housing available to provide for employees taking the many new jobs that have been created there.