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Judge considers DNA testing of items linked to Dexter murders
Bangor Daily NewsSeptember 1, 2011

The justices ruled that Cole should have issued written findings of fact as to why the evidence Cookson asked to be tested in 2009 did not meet criteria outlined in state law. The hearing Wednesday focused on the issue of where the items were before ...more »

Tips to protect yourself from fraudulent debt collectors
KMOV.comSeptember 1, 2011

LOUIS (KMOV) – With the tough economy, many St. Louisans continue to be under financial stress that could lead to a bill collector calling. But even if you owe money, you still have rights, and debt collectors must still play by the rules. ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Feds: Crime ring stole vehicles to sell in Iraq
The Detroit NewsSeptember 1, 2011

Hana filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in April 2007, listing more than $690000 in liabilities and $455000 in assets. He said that he was unemployed and that the auto company had closed in 2006. "When people steal from American companies, we all suffer in ...more »

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Harrisburg City Council Rejects Fiscal Plan to Rescue Pennsylvania Capital
BloombergSeptember 1, 2011

The capital is barred from declaring bankruptcy before July, according to a Pennsylvania law that also calls for the city to lose state funds if it does. Councilman Kelvin Summerford, who supported the mayor's plan, said its defeat further clouds the ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Oakley Station principal files for bankruptcy
Cincinnati.comSeptember 2, 2011

Rob Smyjunas, the developer reviving plans to convert the old Milacron site in Oakley into residences, retail, offices and an entertainment complex, has filed personal bankruptcy. In the Tuesday Chapter 11 filing in US Bankruptcy Court, the principal ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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William D. McConnaughy, CPA, National Tax Relief Provider Opens Free Online ...
1888 Press Release (press release)September 1, 2011

The new forum, is an excellent resource for those taxpayers in need of assistance in resolving their tax problems. Free online IRS tax advice clinic was opened in forum format, for the benefit of American ...more »

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Tru Talent to pay fine over business practices
Salt Lake TribuneSeptember 7, 2011

The company also agreed not to do business in Utah for a year, cease all wage garnishments and waive all collection agency actions against current Tru Talent customers, said Francine Giani, executive director of the Utah Department of Commerce. ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Carstensen files Chapter 7 bankruptcy
The Business JournalSeptember 2, 2011

Mark Carstensen, who has developed more than $100 million of commercial projects including the Shoppes of Wyndham Village in Franklin, has filed for personal Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Carstensen lists assets of $3.2 million and liabilities of $46.4 million ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Holden turned to Canberra after GM bankruptcy
Sydney Morning HeraldSeptember 1, 2011

The comments were reportedly made during a meeting between Mr Reuss and officials at the US consulate in Melbourne in June 2009, two weeks after Holden's parent, General Motors, had filed for bankruptcy. With the company's local manufacturing business ...more »


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