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Five Tips For Selecting The Right Commercial Property Management Firm
PR Web (press release)April 1, 2012

Landlords have many choices when it comes to deciding which commercial property management firm to hire. The challenge is choosing the one company that will meet their objectives according to Capital Retail Group, a premier commercial real estate firm ...more »

Washington Wizards' rookies have rough first season
Washington PostApril 1, 2012

The Washington Wizards' draft room was filled with enthusiasm last June when the franchise pulled off what appeared to be a successful coup, despite a talent pool that had been described by most scouts and executives as a weak draft class.more »

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Confidentiality
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Rep. Goodman's reforms on DUI accountability, domestic violence protections ...
Kirkland ReporterApril 6, 2012

New reforms to Washington's garnishment statutes will cut paperwork costs for businesses and allow struggling wage earners to keep more of their money. But Goodman, the lead sponsor of the reforms that were signed into law last week, says there is ...more »

Credit Repair
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Keeping an Eye on your Credit Scores
Auto Credit Express (blog)April 17, 2012

by Steve Cypher on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 If you're someone with less than perfect credit it's always a good idea to make sure your efforts at credit repair are on track. Here at Auto Credit Express we've seen how this can assist credit-challenged ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Forged cheque: BoI asked to pay Rs 1.1L
Indian ExpressApril 11, 2012

Holding the bank guilty of rendering deficient service, the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum said before clearing a high-value cheque, the bank, as per normal banking practice, should have checked with the account holder if he issued it.more »

Food Poisoning
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Rockies pitcher injures himself while vomiting
New York Daily NewsApril 4, 2012

Instead, he will begin it on the disabled list after vomitting so violently after a bout with food poisoning, he strained his oblique. At least, that is the story Rockies manager Jim Tracy is going with. "The food poisoning, there was a lot of vomiting ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Triumph Ventures III Corp. Enters into Letter of Intent with Altitude ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)April 3, 2012

P) ("Triumph") is pleased to announce that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent (the "LOI") with Altitude Resources Ltd., a corporation existing under the laws of Alberta ("Altitude"), which outlines the general terms and conditions pursuant to ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Whistling While You Work
Workforce ManagementApril 2, 2012

The financial incentives in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which took effect last year, "could have huge consequences to businesses," says Earl "Chip" Jones, a shareholder in the corporate ethics and compliance and ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Identity Theft, Fastest Growing Crime in America
Examiner.comApril 2, 2012

Here are just a few facts: • There are currently over 27000 NEW identity theft victims EVERY DAY! • Over 512 million Americans' Identities have been reported lost or stolen since January 20010. • Over400,000 dead people opened bank accounts last year.more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Man Accused Of Credit Card Fraud, Theft
KERO-TV 23April 5, 2012

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community's assistance in identifying a man accused of theft and credit card fraud. On March 14 at about 3 pm, police said a man removed the victim's wallet from her purse that was left unattended in ...more »

Unsafe Products
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White Collar Crime & Investigations Law Update -- March 2012
JD Supra (press release)April 2, 2012

by Ruskin Moscou Faltischek on 4/2/2012 The SAT cheating scandal in Nassau County underscores every school district's need for quality, proactive advice whenever a traditional school disciplinary matter may require referral to law enforcement.more »

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