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A Manhattan court threw out the felony charges against Billy Leroy of Billy's Antiques yesterday, clearing him of selling stolen MTA signs. Leroy maintained throughout the case that he'd always bought his subway paraphernalia legally through an MTA subcontractor, and that the authorities didn't start to care until they decided to try to make a profit of their own on old transportation signage. Click through for a bigger shot of the plaintiff celebrating the win by walking out of court with a sign for the 4/5 trains held over his head. [WSJ]