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A 13-year-old Las Vegas girl, in a coma after being hit by a car, has been ticketed by police for jaywalking.

Girl in coma is ticketed for jaywalkingA 13-year-old Las Vegas girl, in a coma after being hit by a car, has been ticketed by police for jaywalking. Takara Davis’ mother, Kellie Obong, says officers handed her the ticket in the hospital as her daughter was undergoing emergency brain surgery. “If she was jaywalking then she was jaywalking,” said Obong. “But maybe you give it to me at a later time.”

Can basketball teams dictate short hair?Parents of an Indiana junior high school basketball player are suing to have his team’s rule against long hair declared unconstitutional. Patrick and Melissa Hayden say their son’s constitutional rights were violated when he was kicked off the team for refusing to cut his hair. The Haydens are teaching their son “a life lesson,” said their lawyer, “that you fight for what’s right.”

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