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Nevada AG joins anti-human trafficking effort
KVVU Las VegasSeptember 1, 2011

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto Wednesday announced she has joined 45 other attorneys general in asking a popular website to remove its advertising for adult services. It is feared the web service facilitates sex trafficking, ...more »

AFL-CIO Providing $134M for Penn South's Rehabilitation
Citybizlist Real EstateSeptember 1, 2011

The union's pension capital will be used to renovated the 10-building complex and create 610 union construction jobs in the process. Wells Fargo has partnered with the union on the loan. "Our investment is helping sustain a vital urban community that ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Fighting for Confidentiality
Inside Higher EdSeptember 6, 2011

The case has been in federal court for months, with Britain citing US treaty obligations to aid legitimate law enforcement efforts by an American ally. Boston College, and many historians, say that Britain is overreaching, and that the United States ...more »

Credit Repair
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Improving A Low Credit Score Or Establishing Credit For Young Consumers–Steps ...
Red, White, and Blue PressSeptember 8, 2011

... for their predicament but a better understanding of what is seen as positive credit score building practices and what can work against a consumer will allow these men and women to make more informed bad credit repair decisions in the near future.more »

Consumer Disputes
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Lee, Top Staffer Used to Represent Google Antagonist
Roll Call (subscription)September 22, 2011

Those companies, which have had unrelated disputes with Google in the past, could be seriously hurt if Google is operating its search engine in such a way as to crowd out competitors to its retail businesses. During a Wednesday Judiciary Subcommittee ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Alert after spate of school food poisonings
China DailySeptember 9, 2011

BEIJING - Summer and autumn are high seasons for food poisoning incidents and groups of people regularly eating at schools and construction sites are at particularly high risk, said the notice issued by the ministry on ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Obama's Creepy Agency Creep
American ThinkerSeptember 2, 2011

Mussolini's "Battle of the Grain" subsidized grain program and "Battle for Land" land reclamation program were both seemingly necessary and random, but in hindsight were a deliberate corporative phase targeting control of employment. ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Get ready to rent: If home buying rules change, more than half can't afford it
Middletown JournalSeptember 2, 2011

The proposed rules by regulators are to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act introduced in the US Congress last year. Rules to require 20 percent down are one of many rules about certain qualified ...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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Lino Lakes Police arrest 2 in alleged drive-thru credit card scam
Press PubsSeptember 13, 2011

Police said McDonald's is cooperating with the investigation by providing evidence. Past users of the Monticello McDonald's drive-thru on 7th Street who think they are victims of credit card fraud should call the Wright County Sheriff's Office at ...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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