Sunday, March 28, 2010


According to AP:

Prison is a generic term that may be applied to the maximum security institutions or reformatories. All such facilities confine people serving sentences for felonies.

A jail is a facility normally used to confine people serving sentences for misdemeanors, persons awaiting trial or sentencing on either felony or misdemeanor charges, and persons confined for civil matters such as failure to pay alimony and other types of contempt of court.

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Alphabet Soup Rule

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is investigating. If wrongdoing is found, penalties could include probation, fines or loss of home games.

"It's really hard to fathom in this day and time," NCHSAA spokesman Rick Strunk said.


ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County has become a partner with The Hippodrome Theater and in presenting the first annual Gainesville Environmental Film and Arts Festival (GEFAF).

GEFAF, running from March 19 to 28, features environmental and documentaries films in an outdoor environmental fair with music, art, food, eco-information booths and a free family film on March 27.

"This event was organized to raise awareness of environmental issues in our North Florida region," said GEFAF Co-Director Trish Riley. "We want to inspire our community to address environmental issues through lifestyle adjustments, business and the arts."

GEFAF is still actively recruiting volunteers from all backgrounds and seeking local sponsors.

To visit the GEFAF website, go to and scroll down to see information on becoming a VIP Festival Pass Holder.