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Yahoo News: Baggy Pants Ban "Unconstitutional," Rules US Judge

on Wed, 09/17/2008 - 8:00pm

A Florida judge has deemed unconstitutional a law banning baggy pants that show off the wearer's underwear, local media reported Tuesday.

A 17-year-old spent a night in jail last week after police arrested him for wearing low pants in Riviera Beach, southeast Florida.

The law banning so-called "saggy pants" was approved by city voters in March after supporters of the bill collected nearly 5,000 signatures to put the measure on the ballot.

The teen would have received a 150 dollars fine or community service, but he spent the night in jail due to a history of marijuana use, the Palm Beach Post

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Plies Nominated Three Times for Upcoming BET Hip Hop Awards

on Mon, 09/15/2008 - 8:00pm

This year Plies has been nominated three times for his work in 2008. Nominations include Best Hip Hop Collabo for his work with Ne-Yo on ‘Bust It Baby Pt. 2’, as well as Hottest Hip Hop Ringtone of the Year and an Alltel Wireless People’s Champ. Make sure to cop Plies album DEFINITION OF REAL in stores and online now. Also look out for Plies third studio album Da REAList, which is scheduled to drop December 16. The BET Hip Hop Awards will be televised Thursday, October 23 at 8 PM EST/PST. Don’t forget to watch!