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Bud Wright: Anti-gay bill more 'mean-ing down' of America
The Daily AdvanceOctober 1, 2011

It is a genetic component of the human makeup, like left or right-handedness, or eye color. Gay and lesbian individuals are people – no more, no less. They have the same rights and dreams that all people have. In the final analysis, we are all just ...more »

Federal healthcare lawsuit could make McKenna sick
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)October 1, 2011

For the sake of his 2012 gubernatorial chances, he'd better pray his side loses when the justices decide the fate of the new federal healthcare law next year. McKenna autographing a poster for a supporter after he announced his 2012 gubernatorial bid ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Pelican Pools forced into bankruptcy
St. Augustine RecordOctober 1, 2011

Under personal bankruptcy law, a homesteaded home, one automobile and some other assets cannot be seized in personal bankruptcy. “Debtor estimates that, after any exempt property is excluded and administrative expenses paid, there will be no funds ...more »

Collections
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Reform of bankruptcy law and initiatives on homeowners in trouble finally to ...
Irish IndependentOctober 2, 2011

The Keane Report, which will be presented to the Cabinet next week, will propose major changes to Ireland's bankruptcy laws -- which are the harshest in Europe -- and make the banks write off mortgage debt for homeowners in a similar way to writing off ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Solyndra Needs Trustee for Bankruptcy, US Lawyer Says
BusinessWeekOctober 1, 2011

If US Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath refuses to appoint a trustee, she should convert the case to a liquidation under Chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code, the US Trustee said. The case is In re Solyndra LLC 11-12799, US Bankruptcy Court, ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Pastors fight IRS ban on endorsing candidates
The TennesseanOctober 1, 2011

For the past four years, pastors in Nashville and around the country have tried to pick a fight with the Internal Revenue Service. The pastors are challenging an IRS ban on endorsing candidates from the pulpit, which is based on rules that forbid ...more »

Garnishment
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For profit colleges: Do your homework, says attorney general
Alexandria Echo PressOctober 23, 2011

... you are comfortable with the amount of loans you will be responsible to pay back. Remember, you must pay back a loan. If you default on a student loan, you can ruin your credit history and ultimately face collection efforts, including wage garnishment.more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Woman Who Won $9 Million Judgment Against Doctors, Yale Faces New Legal Battle
Hartford CourantOctober 2, 2011

Facing steep bills and ongoing medical complications, she filed for bankruptcy a year later. As she struggled in bankruptcy, DiLieto was hit with more startling news: her cancer diagnosis was wrong. She sued the doctors and Yale University in January ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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The new debtor | Bankruptcies are on the rise among the well-educated and well-off
Mainebiz DailyOctober 3, 2011

Linfield's distress lies in bankruptcy's historic origins. “The Founding Fathers put it right into the Constitution,” she says, motivated by memories of the debtors' prisons of Great Britain. “[Bankruptcy] was the first personal right, ...more »

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