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His crime: jaywalking

By Carol Beggy & Mark Shanahan
Globe Staff / January 9, 2007

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A Tufts history professor was jailed in Atlanta over the weekend for -- of all things -- jaywalking. While attending the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto was thrown to the ground by no fewer than five cops after crossing against the light. The professor's improbable story was first reported by the History News Network, which posted ... (Full article: 770 words)

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