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Blood drive benefits police officer's son
Today's THVSeptember 1, 2011

That's what citizens, police officers and even military members were doing Wednesday afternoon. A blood drive was organized to help out a young citizen of Benton. On July 25, 2-year-old Easton Begoon of Benton, was diagnosed with T-cell leukemia. ...more »

Sikh marriage act: Akal Takht, DSGMC meetings to decide next move
Times of IndiaSeptember 1, 2011

Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwarpal Singh said, "It is cultural discrimination, which is being heaped on the Sikhs who have their own traditional ways of life." Refusing to buy the argument of law minister Salman Khurshid that implementation of the Anand ...more »

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Dismas Nkunda: Why oil agreements will remain a secret
The ObserverSeptember 21, 2011

While Attorney General, Peter Nyombi, maintains that the PSAs have a confidentiality clause that bars the government from releasing them, it's not impossible in this day and age to get snippets of what the agreement actually offers Ugandans. ...more »

Credit Repair
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DEMSA responds to calls for tougher regulation
Debt Management TodaySeptember 21, 2011

National charity Citizens Advice has responded to the Office of Fair Trading's consultation on debt management and credit repair services guidance by calling for the regulator to ensure it imposes tougher sanctions on companies which break the rules. ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Consumer body orders electronics store to change TV or refund buyer
Indian ExpressSeptember 7, 2011

The Chandigarh Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum-II has directed an electronics goods showroom in Sector 35 to refund Rs 13500 to a resident of Sector 32, and take back the defective LCD sold to him. President of the Forum Lakshman Sharma and Members ...more »

Food Poisoning
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A Life Cut Short By Peanut Butter
Food Safety NewsSeptember 9, 2011

In this series, we hope to illustrate the devastating effects that food poisoning can have on victims and their families, and the importance of making our food system as safe as possible. At the age of 78, Clifford Tousignant had lived a rich life. ...more »

New-car troubles not easily resolved
Statesman JournalSeptember 16, 2011

That's four days shy of Oregon law that would require Withnell to replace the vehicle. As of June 2009, Oregon law qualifies a vehicle as a "lemon" if the manufacturer, its agents or authorized dealers were unable to repair the same defect after three ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Alexander Maslarski: It will be beneficial to consumers, if electronic ...
Focus NewsSeptember 3, 2011

In addition, the latest amendments to the Consumer Protection Act state that complaints must be signed. The issue was raised and discussed by the commission at its meeting on August 15. Two options were suggested to solve the issue and Mr. [Damyan] ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Ray J Wants Money for Kardashian Sex Tape
GawkerSeptember 5, 2011

Sandra Oh gets her identity stolen. And Pippa Middleton maybe got a parking ticket. Saturday gossip is here, and ready to explain why its boobs are weird. A "mystery buyer" wants to purchase—in order to "completely remove it from the market"—the ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Payday Express improves card fraud protection
PR Web (press release)September 16, 2011

CNP fraud can occur when exchanging funds using the internet, telephone or post, when the holder of a credit or debit card does not physically produce the card at the point of making a payment. Payday Express has previously developed a number of checks ...more »

Unsafe Products
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The Churn: Lateral Moves and Promotions in The Am Law 200
The Am Law DailySeptember 6, 2011

Dinsmore & Shohl boosted its sports and entertainment practice group with new partner ERIC COMBS, previously with Taft Stettinius & Hollister. Combs, who will work in the Cincinnati office, is a general litigator as well as sports law expert. ...more »


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