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Parkour for Dogs

Turning the cityscape into a ninja playground is even more rad when dogs do it.

This Week in Bans: The English and Their 'Extreme' Dog Dancing

Also, Oklahoma City outlaws Michigan sportswear and a face-kicking preacher is turned away from the U.K.

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Why Dogs Ride the Subway

Moscow's canine commuters have worked out a clever system to use the city's subway for their benefit.

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This Week in Bans: San Francisco Bites Apple for Recycling

Also, medical-marijuana dispensaries are outlawed in L.A., chained-up pooches in Virginia.

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San Francisco Hopes to Curb Panhandling With Puppies

A potentially novel solution to two tough problems. 

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This Week in Bans: San Andreas Battles Wolf-Dogs

Also, Texas takes aim at drinking beer while tubing and the less said about Kenya's underwear-based moonshine, the better.

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This Week in Bans: Alabama Town Stops Gassing Strays Thanks to Death-Proof Dog

Also, a Rhode Island community comes out against the "threat" of LED lighting and Bhutan outlaws cars from the road on Tuesdays.

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Dog Poop Goes In, Free WiFi Comes Out

In Mexico City, new devices give pedestrians an unusual incentive to clean up after their pets.

The Week In City Bans: Oakland Bags Bags, Boston X's Out Alcohol Ads

Cities ban things! Also in this week's edition: D.C. outlaws Occupy protesters and large dogs are no longer welcome in one Chinese city.

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Should Cities Issue Prizes Instead of Tickets?

Incentivizing compliance for things like speeding or picking up dog poo can be a win for cities and residents, at least in the short run