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A 73-year-old Vietnam veteran paid a high price for a free muffin.

Joe Koblenzer says he was fired by a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Florida after he gave a needy person a corn muffin for free, WWSB reported.

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Koblenzer, who had been with the eatery in Sarasota for three years, told the station that he was previously written up twice before the muffin infraction: once for having a fountain drink while on duty, and another time for allegedly giving a woman a free cup of coffee.

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A 73-year-old Vietnam veteran paid a high price for a free muffin.

Joe Koblenzer says he was fired by a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Florida after he gave a needy person a corn muffin for free, WWSB reported.

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Koblenzer, who had been with the eatery in Sarasota for three years, told the station that he was previously written up twice before the muffin infraction: once for having a fountain drink while on duty, and another time for allegedly giving a woman a free cup of coffee.

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In this April 14, 2014 photo provided by the Black Hawk County Jail in Waterloo, Iowa, is convicted armed robber Ronald Dwaine Carnes who eluded authorities for 41 years after escaping from a North Carolina prison. Investigators say, with the help of facial recognition technology, he’s been caught living in northeastern Iowa under the identities of two five-year-old boys who died in the 1940s. Carnes, 69, was set to appear in federal court in Iowa on Thursday, June 26, 2014, to face weapons, identity theft and Social Security fraud charges.

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HOUSTON – A Houston-area veteran who as a Marine served two tours in Iraq has been trying to convince the Department of Veterans Affairs that he is not dead.

Joe Morris received a service-related disability check for seven years but in April there was an apparent computer problem, KPRC-TV reported Tuesday.

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His parents received a condolence letter from the government and he wrongly was classified as deceased as of April 1, Morris said.

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At Monday’s CFDA Fashion Awards, pop star Rihanna took the stage to accept the Fashion Icon Award from the grande dame of fashion — Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

Never one to dress demurely, the Barbadian beauty wore a sheer gown designed by Adam Selman that exposed everything except her Social Security number — most notably, her nipples.

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“This wasn’t a wardrobe malfunction,” celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch told The Post.

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An act of God was the beginning of the end for Marshall Markt.

Now an Auburn resident, Marshall's transition to a fixed-income senior citizen living in poverty began in another part of the country. It was August 2005. He was 63 years old.

Marshall was playing the waiting game in a hotel in Lafayette, Louisiana as per an emergency evacuation order.

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republican-democraticAccording to recent poll results provided by Ron Faucheux of Clarus Inc., it appears that President Barack Obama and Democrats are in a good position with the American voters as the country faces major issues such as the fiscal cliff, social security, taxes and maintaining tax deductions.

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