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Finally, some good news on the uninsured
Houston ChronicleOctober 1, 2011

It's critical for our kids, our parents, our friends and neighbors and our health care jobs that they find solutions that protect the federal government's commitment to Medicaid. Proposals like block grants and spending caps would simply make more ...more »

Berwyn cops now say they had 6 calls about filthy, animal-filled home
Chicago TribuneOctober 1, 2011

The calls, mostly related to neighbor disputes or property-related issues, did not suggest the five children living there were in danger or that forced entry was warranted, police Chief James Ritz said. Police said the most serious incident was in ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Why FG Okayed Phone Bugging — Investigation
Leadership NewspapersOctober 10, 2011

“The company goes to extraordinary lengths to protect the confidentiality of its customers and data or call information are judiciously protected in strict compliance with the relevant laws.” However, NCC's head of media and public relations, ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Lunch cooked, packed under unhygienic conditions 9-hours before mealtime
Sunday Times.lkOctober 22, 2011

By Chris Kamalendran Preliminary investigations into last Sunday's mass food poisoning in Talawakele have revealed that the parcels of food were prepared at least eight hours before the meals were consumed, mostly by schoolchildren. ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Consumer forum issues NBW against two private bank officials
MSN IndiaOctober 4, 2011

The Chennai (South) District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum issued arrest warrants against the manager, ICICI Bank Ltd, Credit Card Division, Ambattur on the city outskirts and the manager, ICICI Bank Credit Card Operations, Mumbai. ...more »

Police & Fire: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011
Juneau EmpireOctober 18, 2011

Pate was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center. • At 4:27 pm Saturday, a 31-year-old woman reported her residence in the 2200 block of Great Western Street was entered and items were strewn about. Nothing was taken. • At 10:39 pm Saturday, ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Goldgroup Announces Further Significant Drill Results at its 100% Owned ...
PR Newswire (press release)October 20, 2011

Goldgroup expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, events or otherwise, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Durbin takes effect Oct. 1. Should you care?
Fox BusinessOctober 1, 2011

But I highly doubt many of you will be thinking, "Hey, the Durbin Amendment becomes law today." But bank executives, credit card issuers and personal finance experts around the country are thinking just that, and so in case anyone is wondering what all ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Wednesday's police log: El Segundo and the beach cities
Daily BreezeOctober 4, 2011

Someone entered the victim's locked vehicle and stole property. 5. Petty theft. Police took a report at 12:30 am Oct. 2 from the 700 block of South Allied Way. An iPod was stolen. - Identity theft (not on map). An online identity theft report was ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Five indicted for credit card fraud
eTaiwan NewsOctober 11, 2011

Taipei, Oct. 11 (CNA) A tour guide and four other travelers were indicted Tuesday on charges of fraud after they used their over-limit credit cards to do in-flight shopping, the Taipei Prosecutors Office said Tuesday. The 46-year-old tour guide ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Chartis Announces Security and Privacy Market Trends Seminar Series
istockAnalyst.com (press release)October 10, 2011

The multi-city series, hosted by Chartis' Executive Liability division, will feature a panel of leading national law firms who will address emerging security and privacy exposures faced by private and public companies. Among those firms represented by ...more »

Credit Repair
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Access To Affordable Credit For Borrowers With A Low Score Still Being Sought ...
Red, White, and Blue PressOctober 10, 2011

Bad credit borrowers are usually in the position where they are either relying on credit to stay afloat for a short time or are seeking out a line of credit as a way to begin the bad credit repair process when bad credit is a problem in their lives. ...more »

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