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March 5, 2014

In Other News, March 5

Editor’s note: “In Other News” is a list of state, national and global headlines compiled by The Daily Citizen news staff. To suggest a story, email the appropriate link to inothernews@daltoncitizen.com. The deadline is 3 p.m.

No easy way out of Ukraine crisis

White House officials are weighing their options, knowing that reversing the occupation of Crimea would be difficult, if not impossible, in the short run. — The New York Times

Judge rules against teen seeking financial support

A New Jersey honor student suing her parents in a potentially precedent-setting lawsuit had her motions for financial support, including high school tuition payment, denied Tuesday by a judge who said it would set a bad precedent by setting limits on parenting. — Fox News

German homeschoolers, Romeike family, will not be deported, DHS says

The Department of Homeland Security has granted a special status to the Romeikes, a German homeschooling family that was under threat of being deported after being denied a Supreme Court review Monday, that will allow them to stay in the United States. — Christian Post

Middle-aged? Put down the meat

Eating a high-protein diet in middle age could increase your risk of diabetes and cancer, according to a study published this week in the journal Cell Metabolism. But don’t stay away from meat for too long — the same study showed those over 65 need more protein to reduce their mortality risk. — CNN

Sheriff: Teen confesses to killing grandmother

A Butts County teenager was arrested late Tuesday and charged in the beating death of his grandmother, allegedly for not taking him to the store to buy cigarettes. — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

At Whole Foods, paychecks are public

At Whole Foods Market, worker salaries are not private. Anyone can look up anyone else’s pay, from the newest store hire to the top executives. It’s part of an unusual philosophy by management. If you throw everything out in the open, the thinking goes, it empowers employees and motivates them to do more. — CBS News

Puppy survives 12-mile ride in car engine

A dog has survived a 12-mile journey in the engine of a car in Greater Manchester after climbing under the bonnet. Betty Boop, a 3-month-old Jack Russell, endured speeds of up to 50 mph during her adventure and escaped without injury. — BBC

Airline passenger leaves nasty note for pilot

Sexist. Passive-aggressive. Rude. These are just a few ways a note left by a passenger for a commercial airline pilot could be described. — ABC News

Italian publisher launches Pope Francis fan magazine

Pope Francis, fresh from getting his picture on the cover of Rolling Stone, now graces the pages of a new Italian fan magazine devoted to His Holiness. But the pontiff tells an Italian newspaper that he views all the attention as “offensive.” — NPR

Chipotle’s ‘Guacapalypse’ isn’t happening

Don’t hold the guac. Folks thinking of hoarding avocados after Chipotle warned in a recent regulatory filing that climate change could cause it to stop serving guacamole and salsa should brush up on how these disclosures actually work. — NBC News

Black churches play big role in Affordable Care Act outreach

Willie Johnson of Doraville didn’t know what to expect when he went to a recent health care information event in Stone Mountain. Johnson, a part-time restaurant worker, had no health insurance. So when he heard a spot on radio station V-103 about the event at Berean Christian Church, he decided to find out for himself. — Georgia Health News

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