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Old 11-19-2008, 03:53 AM
Location: Michigan
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ATTLEBORO, Mass. - A 74-year-old blind woman was shocked when her daughter found a letter from the city of Attleboro in Massachusetts saying a lien would be placed on her home unless she paid an overdue water bill.
The amount? 1 cent.

Eileen Wilbur told the Sun Chronicle of Attleboro the letter sent her blood pressure soaring, and pointed out that stamps cost 42 cents.

City threatens 74-year-old blind woman over unpaid 1-cent bill
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Old 11-19-2008, 04:56 AM
Location: Under the SUNNY WARM SUN ....
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Wonder if the Electric Company has the man-power to handle 2,000 customers coming in to pay one penny and updating the records?

I just got a imaginary picture of people walking pass on the sidewalk throwing pennies at
the door!
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