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Michigan city rejects pennies for man's $270 fine

 


JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A man who owes $270 for trash in his yard wants to pay with lots of pennies, but a Michigan city isn't taking the change.

Brian McGonegal has tried to pay off his debt by making a series of $27 payments with 2,700 pennies. The Jackson city treasurer, however, has rejected the coins, telling him to put them in rolls.

"It's not practical," Randy Wrozek said Tuesday. "This guy would come in every time at five minutes to five — we close at five — with a big sack full of change. We're not authorized for overtime down here."

McGonegal said the unusual form of payment i...



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