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Hospital expects to emerge from bankruptcy
phillyBurbs.comDecember 1, 2011

Nearly two years after filing for bankruptcy, Lower Bucks Hospital is expected to emerge with a clean financial slate next month, though a new report found "sustained and dramatic softening" in some patient numbers. The US Bankruptcy Court in ...more »

McDonald's in San Francisco to charge dime for Happy Meal toys after city ...
Washington PostDecember 1, 2011

... letter of the law while giving consumers what they want. All those dimes will go to help build a new Ronald McDonald House to accommodate families of sick children at the new University of California, San Francisco hospital now under construction. ...more »

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Administrative Hearings
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4 denied bond in Amish beard cutting case
CNN InternationalDecember 1, 2011

Sect leader Samuel Mullet Sr., along with two of his sons and his son-in-law, appeared in court in Youngstown, Ohio, for an arraignment hearing. The judge ordered them held, calling Mullet a danger to the Amish community. Another of Mullet's sons and ...more »

Investigations
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Obama's Indian Trust Commission Takes Form
Indian Country Today Media Network.comDecember 1, 2011

Chair – Fawn R. Sharp is the current president of the Quinault Indian Nation, the current President of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, and a former administrative law judge for the State of Washington and Governor of the Washington State ...more »

Federal Regulations
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Make Wall Street pay for its criminal conduct
MarketWatchDecember 2, 2011

The SEC had gotten Citigroup to agree to pay $285 million to settle civil fraud charges on one of the horrible deals Wall Street firms foisted on clients during the housing bubble. This one involved a $1-billion mortgage-bond deal, half of which Citi ...more »

Regulatory Enforcement
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FMCSA letter refutes OOIDA claim about legal use of EOBRs
The TruckerDecember 1, 2011

... said the FMCSA, large motor carriers and Department of Transportation enforcement officials were ignoring the recent court ruling that struck down the so-called “bad actors” EOBR rule. OOIDA claimed the regulation vacated by the court didn't just ...more »

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