An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph found that three quarters of local authorities have used the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) 2000 over the past year. The Act gives councils the right to place residents and businesses under surveillance, trace telephone and email accounts and even send staff on undercover missions.
Policies that rid Maine high schools of sugary drinks seem to have had little impact on teenagers’ overall intake of sugar-laden beverages, according to a new study. Proof that “banning” items tends to backfire.
Oak Level Citizens Against Forced Annexation will be holding a rally at the Rocky Mount City Hall Building on December 3, 2008. The address for the location is 331 S. Franklin St., Rocky Mount, NC 27082.