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Latinos Call for Immigration Reform, Not Record Deportations
Inter Press ServiceNovember 1, 2011

NEW YORK, Nov 1, 2011 (IPS) - In his campaign, President Barack Obama promised to make comprehensive immigration reform a top priority – a pledge mainly directed at Latino voters. But in his nearly three years in office, ...more »

Conceal carry law starts Tuesday
Today's TMJ4November 1, 2011

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm is urging gun owners who get the permits to make sure they know the law before actually using their gun. "Before they can threaten to use force or actually use force, there's going to be serious ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Facing state takeover, Harrisburg officials talk
ReutersNovember 1, 2011

Harrisburg became one of the most-high profile cities to opt for the little-used Chapter 9 of the US bankruptcy code, notably used nearly 20 years ago by Orange County, California. Municipal bankruptcies are rare. But if Harrisburg is successful in ...more »

Collections
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MF Global, Tribune, Harrisburg, Beacon, Lehman: Bankruptcy
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

The Oct. 28 brief for Mayor Linda D. Thompson describes how the 4-3 vote of the by the city council purporting to authorize bankruptcy was merely a resolution not having the force of law. In addition, the city council majority failed to utilize ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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High risk of fraud for energy scheme: adviser
Sydney Morning HeraldNovember 1, 2011

Mr Paradice's comments came after a similar program in the US suffered its second high-profile business bankruptcy, with Solyndra, a solar power company, going bankrupt after receiving government loan guarantees, forcing the White House to announce it ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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El Paso Electric Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
MarketWatch (press release)November 2, 2011

The third quarter 2011 results also included a favorable $4.5 million settlement in a dispute over transmission services." The table and explanations below present the major factors affecting 2011 net income relative to 2010 income before the ...more »

Garnishment
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Supreme Court Ruling Proves Again that Indian Country Needs Strong Tribal ...
Indian Country Today Media Network.comNovember 3, 2011

Garnishment codes will help provide the teeth to enforce money judgments obtained in tribal court and should be considered a key component of tribal law. Furthermore, experienced judges, knowledgeable in the history of the tribe or the area, ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Bankrupt Lehman Brothers Subpoenas Goldman Sachs for Documents
BusinessWeekNovember 1, 2011

It wasn't clear from court filings what information Lehman is seeking. Kimberly Macleod, a Lehman spokeswoman, declined to comment on the probe the company is conducting. Lehman filed the biggest bankruptcy in US history in September 2008. ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy judge rejects competing reorganization plans in Tribune Co. case
Washington PostNovember 1, 2011

s plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection, along with a rival plan from dissident creditors. Judge Kevin Carey said in a 126-page ruling that he may appoint a trustee to help end the 3-year-old case if the media conglomerate cannot come up with an ...more »

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