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Bad, Bored, and Children: St. Louis day care accused of running a toddler 'Fight Club' 😮😮😳 A day care center in St. Louis encouraged toddlers to viciously brawl with each other in a "fight club," according to a lawsuit from the mother of one of the children and video of the incident that was released Wednesday. Nicole Merseal said her then-4-year-old son, and another child were instructed by teachers Mikayla Guliford and Tena Dailey, to punch and hit each other at the Adventure Learning Center in December, 2016, according to the suit filed earlier this year. Merseal, of St. Charles, Missouri, accused the day care in court documents of permitting another child "to intimidate and harm" her son while directing a "fight club." The video shows Merseal’s youngest son and another boy wearing Incredible Hulk toy fists and punching each other while a teacher looks on. One of Merseal's sons recorded the episode on his iPad and sent it to her. She then called the police and had them visit the day care and interview the director and staff. Her children were also questioned by investigators. In documents released by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Jennifer Scott, the director of the center, said that when she confronted Guliford about the incident, she said the children "were bored" and that "we ran out of things to do." Scott fired Guliford and Dailey and contacted the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline, according to the health department. Guliford admitted to having the children fight, according to state documents. She said she took the children to the lower floor of the building because of a broken heating system on the other floors. "I meant for the fighting with the Hulk Hands to be a stress release exercise," she said. "It did not last more than three or four minutes." Guliford said no children were hurt in the incident but "it was still a bad judgment call on my part." But the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office declined to prosecute the teachers.
Bad, Bored, and Children: St. Louis day care accused of running a toddler 'Fight Club' 😮😮😳 A day care center in St. Louis encouraged toddlers to viciously brawl with each other in a "fight club," according to a lawsuit from the mother of one of the children and video of the incident that was released Wednesday. Nicole Merseal said her then-4-year-old son, and another child were instructed by teachers Mikayla Guliford and Tena Dailey, to punch and hit each other at the Adventure Learning Center in December, 2016, according to the suit filed earlier this year. Merseal, of St. Charles, Missouri, accused the day care in court documents of permitting another child "to intimidate and harm" her son while directing a "fight club." The video shows Merseal’s youngest son and another boy wearing Incredible Hulk toy fists and punching each other while a teacher looks on. One of Merseal's sons recorded the episode on his iPad and sent it to her. She then called the police and had them visit the day care and interview the director and staff. Her children were also questioned by investigators. In documents released by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Jennifer Scott, the director of the center, said that when she confronted Guliford about the incident, she said the children "were bored" and that "we ran out of things to do." Scott fired Guliford and Dailey and contacted the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline, according to the health department. Guliford admitted to having the children fight, according to state documents. She said she took the children to the lower floor of the building because of a broken heating system on the other floors. "I meant for the fighting with the Hulk Hands to be a stress release exercise," she said. "It did not last more than three or four minutes." Guliford said no children were hurt in the incident but "it was still a bad judgment call on my part." But the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office declined to prosecute the teachers.

St. Louis day care accused of running a toddler 'Fight Club' 😮😮😳 A day care center in St. Louis encouraged toddlers to viciously brawl with ...

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Martin, Poop, and Streets: WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018
 o. 1 in Palo Alto and the Mid-Peninsula
 890 BERKELEY AVENUE
 MENLO PARK
 SF launches
 'Poop Patrol' to
 clean up streets
 The San Francisco Department of Public
 Works announced today it will assemble a new
 team, known as the Poop Patrol, which will
 be focused on cleaning up human and animal
 SOLD
 waste throughout the city
 The team, which will be made up of six peo-
 ZACH TRAILER
 ple- a supervisor and five workers, is part of
 a pilot program set to start sometime in Sep-
 tember, according to public works department
 spokeswoman Rachel Gordon. Reports of waste
 (650) 906-8008
 ztrailer@zachtrailer.com AAINPINEL
 [See PATROL, page 18]
 Locally owned, independent
 Www.ZACHTRAILER.COM
 Bitcoin now accepted for bail
 "It's a new world,' District Attorney says
 BYALLİSON LEVITSKY
 cryptocurrency for bail. Judges
 can or
 Daily Post Staff Writer
 der many kinds of bail, including real
 High-tech criminal charges call for
 estate owned by another person
 high-tech bail in Silicon Valley
 Electronic Arts has been ordered to pay made his first appearance in federal U.S. Assistant District Attorney to comply with an order to appear later."
 the U.S. Attorney's Office.
 Martin Marsich, 25, a Serbian and ordered him to pay $750,000 in Bitcoin "It really is quite broad." Simmons said.
 living in Udine, Ita- or any other kind of cryptocurrency to The judge could order just about anything.
 What the objective is is to get the defendant
 with hacking the
 Italian national
 ly, was arrested at SFO on Aug. 8 and
 A man
 charged
 Redwood City video game company
 be released to a halfway house
 his bail in cryptocurrency, according to
 court in San Francisco on Thursday, Abraham Simmons said he doubted it
 when federal Judge Jacqueline Corley was the first time a judge had allowed
 If the value of the currency were to
 See BITCOIN, page 18)