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August 5, 1991 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Rancho Mirage last December became the first California city to outlaw cigarette vending machines, a mom-and-pop firm called Bravo Vending filed suit to overturn the ban. After voters in November, 1988, passed Proposition 99, raising the state cigarette tax by 25 cents a pack, it was another obscure family business--Kennedy Wholesale Inc. of Glendale--that challenged the initiative before the California Supreme Court.
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August 5, 1991 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Rancho Mirage last December became the first California city to outlaw cigarette vending machines, a mom-and-pop firm called Bravo Vending filed suit to overturn the ban. After voters in November, 1988, passed Proposition 99, raising the state cigarette tax by 25 cents a pack, it was another obscure family business--Kennedy Wholesale Inc. of Glendale--that challenged the initiative before the California Supreme Court.
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March 12, 1988 | United Press International
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that local governments may not collect $180 million in revenue-sharing funds canceled by Congress as part of its deficit-cutting program. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reversed a federal district court order requiring the secretary of the Treasury to turn over the money to counties, cities and towns. The case was brought by the National Assn.
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March 12, 1988 | United Press International
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that local governments may not collect $180 million in revenue-sharing funds canceled by Congress as part of its deficit-cutting program. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reversed a federal district court order requiring the secretary of the Treasury to turn over the money to counties, cities and towns. The case was brought by the National Assn.
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May 16, 1999 | STEVE BERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rancher Lucy Meyring says the new Westerners sipping their microbrewed beer in Denver don't give a tinker's damn about her way of life. They could never understand the kind of terror she felt one miserably cold morning last spring when she had to grab her rifle and fight off a pack of coyotes that was ripping into her calves, threatening to destroy her livelihood, she said in her distinct rural twang.
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