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Book 'Em: Library Fees Lead to Arrest, Fine

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Book 'Em: Library Fees Lead to Arrest, Fine

Book 'Em: Library Fees Lead to Arrest, Fine

Book 'Em: Library Fees Lead to Arrest, Fine

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A Wisconsin woman was arrested for failing to pay her library fines. Heidi Dalibor is 20 years old. And the good news is, she likes books enough to go to the library. But she ignored the library's calls and letters asking her to return the books. Then she ignored a notice to appear in court. Finally, police knocked on her door, put her in handcuffs, and booked her. After being fingerprinted and photographed, she paid the $30 fine.

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A Wisconsin woman was arrested for failing to pay library fines. Heidi Dalibor is 20. The good news is, she likes books enough to go to the library. But she ignored calls and letters asking her to return two paperbacks. Then she ignored a notice to appear in court. Finally, police knocked on her door, put her in handcuffs, and booked her. After being fingerprinted and photographed, she paid a fine of $30. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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