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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
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woman must wear idiot sign

Sep 4, 2013 — For the second time in less than a year, a Cleveland judge has ordered a guilty party to stand outside with a sign saying he's been an idiot. In this case, the crime was calling 911 and drunkenly threatening police officers.
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Nov 13, 2012 — Shena Hardin of Cleveland kept driving up on a sidewalk to get around a stopped school bus. After the police nabbed her, a judge ordered her to stand at the scene of the crime for two mornings with a sign saying that only an idiot would do that.
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Nov 6, 2012 — A bus driver had seen Shena Hardin of Cleveland pull her dangerous maneuver before. So he tipped off police and had his camera phone at the ready. Now, her license is suspended. She's been fined. And she has to stand at the scene of the crime with a sign telling the world that she's an idiot.
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