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Discrimination hearing will be set for former Mason City police officer
Mason City Globe GazetteSeptember 1, 2011

Regarding the religion discrimination, Ohl said in her deposition, “Repeated comments from other officers and supervisor about my religious practices also lead me to believe the decisions to deny me promotional opportunities and treat me differently ...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 »

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Confidentiality
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County's full-time litigator leaves job
The Register-GuardSeptember 8, 2011

Robert could not be reached for comment this week and top county officials did not return calls or declined to comment on his departure, citing confidentiality requirements for personnel matters. The county's seven-position legal department is ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Remember these food safety tips for summer
Daily News - Galveston CountySeptember 7, 2011

Although you have to be cautious about food poisoning year-round, summer is prime time because disease-causing micro-organisms thrive in the warmer temperatures. You probably know the basics — keep hot foods hot; ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Finance: Consumers Aren't Alone When They Have Been Wronged
The LedgerSeptember 15, 2011

A recent column on a little-known Maryland group that helps consumers with medical disputes generated emails from readers asking if organizations exist that can help them tackle other problems. Many agencies can help wronged consumers...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Summary Of The Impending United States Patent Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)September 21, 2011

... such as when an allegation is either pled with particularity in a civil action, or set forth in the detailed statement of factual and legal basis required by the Hatch-Waxman Act, prior to the date of a supplemental examination request. ...more »

Restaurant's potential lease to be reviewed in Upland committee meeting
Inland Valley Daily BulletinSeptember 19, 2011

Art Villegas is attempting to lease the former Lemon Growers Building for a Mediterranean fusion restaurant. The finance and economic development committee will review the agreement and business operations before the matter heads to the council for a ...more »

Consumer Protection
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And now?
ITWeb (blog)September 7, 2011

It's going to be fun and games once people realise the full power of the Consumer Protection Act. By Nicola Mawson, ITWeb senior journalist. National Consumer Commissioner Mamodupi Mohlala is going to have her hands full once people realise the ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Zimbabwe: the greatest transfer of property in southern africa - by Paul T ...
New EraSeptember 2, 2011

The villagers and war veterans reacted to the defeat of the constitutional proposals by launching a land reclamation campaign. Post-colonial Zimbabwe had reached a turning point. After the no vote, the Zimbabwean Parliament amended the Lancaster House ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Experts see new form of ID theft – 'identity manipulation' - in Florida
Sun-SentinelSeptember 9, 2011

Coggeshall said the crime trend is not new, but technology developed by ID Analytics has caught up and now allows authorities to access credit data from banks, credit card companies and other financial institutions to focus on perpetrators rather than ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Police Blotter: Police Deal With Cases of Narcotics, Thefts, Burglaries
Patch.comSeptember 1, 2011

Theft at the 2000 block of Oakmont Avenue on 8/24 at 11:19 am — Three strands of outdoor lights were stolen from the victim's fence. Theft at We Are Wireless (1300 block of West Chester Pike) on 8/25 at 1:49 pm — Two black males entered the store and ...more »

Credit Repair
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College credit: Students need parents' help to get cards
GoErie.comSeptember 2, 2011

Pay upfront for a card: Think of secured cards as a hybrid between a checking account and a credit card. These cards are typically used by borrowers who want to repair their credit histories. But parents might consider them a less risky way to help ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Goodwin Procter's Wayne Budd Honored with The American Lawyer's 2011 Lifetime ...
MarketWatch (press release)September 8, 2011

The American Lawyer, the nation's leading monthly magazine for lawyers, covers the business of the most successful law firms across the US and around the world. For more information on this year's Lifetime Achievers, visit www.americanlawyer.com . ...more »

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