Orion Magazine | Jail Birds

A fascinating piece of writing by someone who has spent time on the wrong side of those jailhouse bars.

Time in a county jail turns into an opportunity to become a serious bird-watcher.

Source: Orion Magazine | Jail Birds


Watch your step!

Does this look like the sidewalk outside your house or workplace?

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It’s likely to be harder to sue local governments in Michigan over a fall on a defective sidewalk. Gov. Rick Snyder this week signed a law that gives local governments some extra protection: the so-called open-and-obvious defense that’s long been available to private businesses. Under the defense, a local government […]

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