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In Boon to Palm Coast, Appeals Court Rules Red-Light Cameras Legal Even ...
FlaglerLive.comDecember 1, 2011

The city countered that penalties were code infractions rather than criminal infractions, and that they were non-moving violations, even though a vehicle had to be moving to trigger such a violation. A trial court ruled in favor of Masone, saying state ...more »

Federal grants for Wollondilly shire sport achiever
Macarthur Chronicle WollondillyDecember 1, 2011

Ms Malby received a $500 Local Sporting Champions grant towards the cost of competing in the NSW Show Jumping Championships. Macarthur federal Liberal MP Russell Matheson (pictured) congratulated Ms Malby and the other grant recipients. ...more »

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Confidentiality
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PATRIOT SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION : Frequently Asked Questions
4-traders (press release)December 2, 2011

A: Unfortunately we cannot answer this question at this time other than to say it is in the furtherance of a legal strategy that we expect will benefit the infringement litigation and overall licensing program. Q: What is the future direction of ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Food poisoning cases haven't cut appetite for 'yakiniku' raw meat cuts
The Japan TimesDecember 1, 2011

Even the risk of fatal food poisoning isn't enough to stop some diehard customers of "yakiniku" grills from ordering raw meat dishes. Handle with care: An employee at a "yakiniku" grillroom shows a plate of "yukke" shredded uncooked beef ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Firm penalised for selling faulty solar equipment
The HinduDecember 7, 2011

The Dakshina Kannada District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum had directed a private firm to pay Rs. 90000 along with interest at the rate of 10 per cent per annum to a consumer for supplying faulty solar equipment. The firm had been asked to pay ...more »

Wis. gov signs bill capping attorney fees
BusinessWeekDecember 8, 2011

"Make no mistake about it, the Republicans, Gov. Scott Walker -- they have gutted consumer protection law in this state." The governor said in his own statement the measure will protect job creators and improve the state's business climate. ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Community Calendar: Week of Dec. 7-13, 2011
The Rock River TimesDecember 7, 2011

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off – Rock River Water Reclamation District, 3333 Kishwaukee St. Sat., 8 am-4 pm; Sun., noon-4 pm Club Round: A Clubhouse for Round People – 7120 Windsor Lake Pkwy., Suite 202, Loves Park. Various activities throughout ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Obama White House report hails Obama White House
Investor's Business DailyDecember 5, 2011

Obama ordered another internal investigation. Amazingly for Chicago politicians, both the Obama Illinois and Obama Pennsylvania closed investigations by Obama people completely exonerated Obama people from any wrongdoing. Last evening the Obama White ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Police report: Alamo/Danville/San Ramon
Tri-Valley HeraldDecember 1, 2011

PETTY THEFT/SHOPLIFT — 3:44 pm A suspect was arrested for shoplifting in 300 block of Railroad Avenue. IDENTITY THEFT -- 4:53 pm Identity theft was reported in the 200 block of Montair Drive. ARREST -- 9:09 pm A suspect was arrested after a vehicle ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Ex-cons raised alarms before chilling Royal Oak killing
Detroit Free PressDecember 4, 2011

Alan Wood and Tonia Watson have long criminal histories and were suspected of credit card fraud a month before the slaying, but they remained free, staying in motels in Royal Oak. / Nov. 21 photo by Mike Brookbank/Detroit Free Press By LL Brasier and ...more »

Unsafe Products
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: Eight Former Senior Executives and Agents of Siemens Charged in Alleged $100 ...
Middle East North Africa Financial NetworkDecember 13, 2011

"When the project was terminated, they even sought to recover the profits they would have reaped from a contract that was awarded to them illegitimately in the first place. Bribery corrupts economic markets and creates an unfair playing field for ...more »

Credit Repair
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How to Repair Your Credit (Even if You're Really Busy)
Huffington Post (blog)December 13, 2011

It's all about your mindset: Don't view credit repair as one big, overwhelming task. Think of it as several small tasks you can easily accomplish with just a few extra minutes each day. • Mark your calendar with bill due dates so you're never late on a ...more »

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