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Cain accuser has faced financial, legal troublesCrime Stoppers Hits More Electronic BillboardsGoogle chairman: Online piracy bills before Congress take wrong approach, are ...Holiday Shopping TipsMcPier work-rule changes become law2 RI men plead not guilty to $25M investment fraudTrademarking Colors a Tricky Business, But It Can Be DoneLaw Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott LaboratoriesMcLoophole? San Francisco McDonald's find way around Happy Meal toy banMany Thanks to Our AdvertisersNeed a lawyer? You don't have to look farMayor Earling Officially Fires Kim Cole; Advertising for Executive AssistantIn Mpls., Google boss reiterates free services and slams online piracy billsIs the Difference Between These Two Ads Homophobia?Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott Laboratories

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Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against HCA ...
Bradenton HeraldNovember 1, 2011

Specifically, the Complaint alleges that the Registration Statement and Prospectus failed to disclose that: (a) the Company improperly accounted for its prior business combinations in violation of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, ...more »

David Williams' father-in-law gives another $1.5 million to political committee
Louisville Courier-JournalNovember 1, 2011

The father-in-law of Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams has contributed $1.5 million more to a political committee that is paying for most of the broadcast advertising advocating Williams' election. Terry Stephens, a Russell Springs ...more »

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Cain accuser has faced financial, legal troubles
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionNovember 30, 2011

At one point, White also lost a libel lawsuit claiming that she spread career-damaging lies during an acrimonious breakup with her business partner, Kimberly Vay. They both worked as managers and coaches at No Limit Cycling, which operated inside a ...more »

Crime Stoppers Hits More Electronic Billboards
WIFRNovember 30, 2011

Lamar Advertising installed the billboards and pays for the Crime Stoppers ads to run as a public service. Here's what some of you are saying about electronic billboards on Facebook. Elizabeth says she thinks they're a great idea and adds "They provide ...more »

Google chairman: Online piracy bills before Congress take wrong approach, are ...
Washington PostNovember 30, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS — Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that it would be a mistake for Congress to approve Hollywood-backed legislation meant to combat online piracy because it would be ineffective and could fundamentally alter the way the ...more »

Holiday Shopping Tips
NEWS.GNOM.ES (press release)November 30, 2011

In time for the holiday season, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center reminds shoppers to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to fool potential ...more »

McPier work-rule changes become law
Chicago TribuneNovember 30, 2011

Those pacts, brokered by Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, ended a 17-month labor-management battle that had stalled efforts to book business into the convention center. "Over the last few months, we brought everyone to the table, including our ...more »

2 RI men plead not guilty to $25M investment fraud
The Associated PressNovember 30, 2011

... terminally ill and elderly people, including some they met by advertising offers for a $2000 charitable gift in a Catholic newspaper. Attorney and certified public accountant Joseph A. Caramadre, 49, and his former staffer, Raymour Radhakrishnan, ...more »

Trademarking Colors a Tricky Business, But It Can Be Done
Corporate CounselNovember 30, 2011

This applies to federally registered trademarks, but § 43(a) of the act also applies to unregistered marks. Since we do not live in a black-and-white world, color has always been a part of branding and advertising. For some products and services, ...more »

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott Laboratories
Business Wire (press release)November 30, 2011

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against Abbott Laboratories (“Abbott” or the “Company”) (NYSE:ABT) and its Board of Directors concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the ...more »

McLoophole? San Francisco McDonald's find way around Happy Meal toy ban
Daily MailNovember 30, 2011

In 2006 fast-food companies led by McDonald's spent more than $520 million on advertising and toys to promote meals for children, according to a US Federal Trade Commission report. When the efforts of other food and beverage companies were included, ...more »

Many Thanks to Our Advertisers
Above the LawNovember 30, 2011

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Need a lawyer? You don't have to look far
Tampabay.comNovember 30, 2011

Today's Bar still has rules and goes through the motions of approving lawyer advertising but leniency seems to be the policy. Attorney ads in print are common but usually in publications kept for a long time like phone books or other directories. ...more »

Mayor Earling Officially Fires Kim Cole; Advertising for Executive Assistant
Patch.comNovember 30, 2011

"Ms. Cole has always understood that she reported solely and directly to Mayor Mike Cooper," said James Spencer, Cole's lawyer. "And as such (she) expected Mayor Earling to select his own executive assistant. She wishes the mayor best of luck in ...more »

In Mpls., Google boss reiterates free services and slams online piracy bills
Minnesota Public RadioNovember 30, 2011

Minneapolis — Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, speaking in Minneapolis Wednesday, said the company will get the vast majority of its revenue from advertising for years to come. ...more »

Is the Difference Between These Two Ads Homophobia?
The Atlantic WireNovember 30, 2011

...So Manhunt was within the letter of the law, AND went the extra mile to make sure our ad was appropriately placed." Gawker's Brian Moylan, went a little further. "This writer is trying to paint herself as a liberal, sex-positive, feminist, but, ...more »

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott Laboratories
MarketWatch (press release)November 30, 2011

BENSALEM, Pa., Nov 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against Abbott Laboratories ("Abbott" or the "Company") /quotes/zigman/216393/quotes/nls/abt ABT +2.83% and its Board of ...more »

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