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AMR boosts cash as it loses $234 million in January
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)March 1, 2012

The Fort Worth-based parent of American Airlines files monthly updates on its financial condition as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition filed on Nov. 29. According to Wednesday's SEC filing, AMR and its subsidiaries just about broke even on ...more »

Juvenile Crime Doubles Over 4 Years
The Chosun IlboMarch 1, 2012

In only 0.4 percent of the cases minor perpetrators were sent to juvenile detention centers. Even in cases involving murder or other major crimes, the maximum sentence was two years in a juvenile detention center, while most offenders received light ...more »

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Administrative Hearings
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2 guards charged with orchestrating Pa. county jail beating will get hearing...
The RepublicMarch 1, 2012

Erie County executive Barry Grossman says 42-year-old Clifford Palmer and 36-year-old Jason Worcester (WOOS'-ter) will be sent certified letters inviting them to appear with a union representative at an administrative review hearing.more »

Federal Regulations
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Radio Stations Petition FCC to Change Contest Rules
Health Care NewsMarch 1, 2012

Entercom, one of the largest radio chains in the United States, is petitioning the Federal Communications Commission to change the requirement that radio stations disclose contest rules over the air. At issue is the length of time and frequency ...more »

Administrative Law
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Private investigator licensing law upheld
Columbia Daily TribuneMarch 7, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld a state licensing law for private investigators, rejecting claims that it could restrict the public's ability to conduct basic research. Ricky Gurley, a private investigator from Columbia, ...more »

Investigations
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WORKPLACE: Labor Department launches criminal division
Press-EnterpriseMarch 1, 2012

BY JACK KATZANEK California's Department of Labor has created a criminal division to investigate employers who are suspected of harming workers by deliberately committing illegal acts, it was announced earlier this week. The new division, which will be ...more »

Regulatory Enforcement
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Arctic Ocean drilling: Shell launches preemptive legal strike
Los Angeles TimesMarch 1, 2012

In a petition for declaratory relief filed in US District Court in Anchorage, the oil giant seeks to have the court rule that the US government complied with federal law when it approved Shell's oil spill response plan for upcoming exploratory ...more »

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