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Berkeley Blogging Grandma Sues Army Over Lattes

Jane Stillwater waited in Starbucks for days



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    Stillwater was in Starbucks for two days and drank 15 lattes while she waited for officials in the U.S. Army to change their minds.

    A Berkeley grandmother is suing the U.S. Army for a plane ticket and 15 mocha lattes.

    She had been approved to be embedded with troops in Iraq but that was later canceled.
    Jane Stillwater is a blogger and wanted to cover the war. She was granted the protected status and immediately bought a ticket to Kuwait.

    But within hours, the military said it made a mistake and she would not be embedded.

    She took the flight she bought the ticket for anyway and waited at a Starbucks for two days hoping the miltary would reconsider.

    But it didn't.

    Reimbersment was also denied so she filed a lawsuit.