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'Do not deliver' list to scrap newspapers?

Under proposed bill, publishers who continue to deliver unsolicited papers after a person has requested that deliveries be stopped, would be fined $100 a day.

Tired of the free neighborhood newspapers that pile up in your driveway and end up directly in the recycle bin? So are some Maryland residents, who have apparently asked State Del. Tanya Shewell to propose a "Do Not Deliver" list that would run along the same vein as the national "Do Not Call" list.

Under the proposed bill, publishers who continue to deliver unsolicited papers after a person has requested that deliveries be stopped, would be fined $100 a day, according to the Associated Press. The publishers would be given seven days after the request to discontinue delivery.

Read the full AP story, "'Do Not Deliver' list would bar papers"