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Blood drive benefits police officer's son
Today's THVSeptember 1, 2011

That's what citizens, police officers and even military members were doing Wednesday afternoon. A blood drive was organized to help out a young citizen of Benton. On July 25, 2-year-old Easton Begoon of Benton, was diagnosed with T-cell leukemia. ...more »

Michael Bernard Voth
Amarillo.comSeptember 1, 2011

1, 1939, but spent most of his childhood and early adulthood in Albuquerque, NM He graduated from Highland HS, attended college a short while before going to work at the Bureau of Reclamation. Mike worked at the Bureau all of his adult life whereby he ...more »

Bankruptcy Law News and Stories

Bad Credit History
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Lawyer Discipline
WisBarSeptember 1, 2011

Schoenecker stipulated to the revocation of the discharge, acknowledging that he had filed false schedules, had testified falsely at the creditors' meeting, and otherwise had violated federal bankruptcy law. By agreeing to represent the fiancée while ...more »

Collections
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Bad Credit Auto Loans and Credit Bureau Errors
Auto Credit Express (blog)September 1, 2011

We also built a web site that explains to applicants why a tote the note dealer won't help their FICO scores and goes over the bad credit auto loans process so they can avoid many of the issues that result in repossession. ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Dick Kelly turns a stronger and greener Xcel Energy over to Ben Fowke
Pioneer PressSeptember 4, 2011

Q Before you were appointed CEO, you oversaw NRG Energy, Xcel's subsidiary that went into bankruptcy and became the utility's albatross. Did you feel any pressure because of that? Benjamin GS Fowke III is the new CEO of Xcel Energy. ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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Nontraditional IRA investments: buyer beware
Port Times RecordSeptember 2, 2011

Though it is legal for an IRA to own some of these other nontraditional investments there are essentially two problems. First, there are more risks that the IRA will be disqualified by the IRS. Second, it's difficult to find an IRA trustee that is ...more »

Garnishment
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Fed Study: Garnishing Wages Could Reduce Mortgage Defaults by 30%
RealtyBizNewsSeptember 8, 2011

A “Working Paper” documenting a study of mortgage default has determined that two possible options for reducing mortgage defaults would be to increase the required down payment to 15% or garnish the wages of ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Clark County bankruptcy filings down 11% this year
The ColumbianSeptember 1, 2011

Clark County bankruptcy filings have dropped by more than 11 percent this year, mirroring a trend that's been observed across the nation. American Bankruptcy Institute Executive Director Samuel Gerdano told news agency Reuters that ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Bove Calls for Higher Rates, Looser Rules to Boost Home Lending
San Francisco ChronicleSeptember 1, 2011

Bove raised it to "buy" on Aug. 21, 2008, and Lehman filed the world's largest bankruptcy three weeks later. The Federal Reserve pledged earlier this month to keep its benchmark interest rate near zero percent at least through mid-2013.more »

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