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T-Shirt Controversies Never Fade from Fashion

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T-Shirt Controversies Never Fade from Fashion

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T-Shirt Controversies Never Fade from Fashion

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You are what you wear. And a court in Vermont says a student can wear an anti-Bush T-shirt. The shirt featured cocaine, a martini glass and the words "world domination tour." The court says a middle school violated free speech by suspending him. The airline JetBlue says it's investigating why a passenger was forced to cover his T-shirt. It had Arabic script. He says one official told him that was like going to a bank with a T-shirt reading, "I'm a robber."

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You are what you wear. And a court in Vermont says a student can wear an anti-Bush T-shirt. The shirt featured cocaine, a martini glass and the words World Domination Tour. The court says a middle school violated free speech by suspending him. The airline JetBlue says it's investigating why a passenger was forced to cover his T-shirt. It had Arabic script. He says one official told him that was like going to a bank with a T-shirt reading, I'm a robber. It's MORNING EDITION.

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