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Dallas-based Breast Cancer Group Drops Support of Planned Parenthood
KUT NewsFebruary 1, 2012

Planned Parenthood clinical assistant Nicki Bailey discusses the new abortion laws with a patient in Austin. Photo by Eric Schlegel, Texas Tribune by Emily Ramshaw, The Texas Tribune The Dallas-based breast cancer prevention group Susan G. Komen for ...more »

Gay marriage critics, supporters argue religious liberties, equal rights at ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

The Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing marked this year's first public debate on legislation to legalize same-sex unions, a measure introduced by Gov. Martin O'Malley last week. O'Malley, a Democrat, argued that the bill will grant necessary legal...more »

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Confidentiality
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Sex Smears and the Rule of Law at Yale
Wall Street JournalFebruary 4, 2012

The Times reported the existence of a confidential accusation of sexual assault despite not knowing the name of the accuser or the content of the complaint. It relied on a half-dozen anonymous sources, all of whom were violating institutional ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Health concerns: Food poisoning symptoms, signs, remedies and treatments
Newsolio (blog)February 18, 2012

Signs and symptoms of food poisoning can vary depending on the cause. Here is a quick guide with information about food poisoning. Food poisoning is caused by many different sorts of microbes, or organisms unseen by the naked eye.more »

Consumer Protection
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DA threatens complaint against Eskom
Independent OnlineFebruary 1, 2012

The National Consumer Commission is mandated by the Consumer Protection Act to prohibit any practices likely to unfairly affect consumers. Motau said the commission must also promote fairness and choice for consumers in purchasing products and services ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Watson Confirms Beyaz(R) Patent Challenge
Sacramento BeeFebruary 11, 2012

... 2012, in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware seeking to prevent Watson from commercializing its product prior to the expiration of US Patent No. 6441168. The lawsuit was filed under the provisions of the Hatch-Waxman Act, ...more »

Product Reclamation
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LAGUNA HERMOSA CORPORATION v. U.S.
Leagle.comFebruary 7, 2012

THOMAS C. NAGLE, Law Offices of Thomas C. Nagle, of Walnut Creek, California, argued for the plaintiff appellant. LANE M. MCFADDEN, Attorney, Environment and Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice, of Washington, DC, ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Police Report: Credit Card Fraud, Drugs; OWI
Patch.comFebruary 3, 2012

A credit card fraud incident was reported at 9:38 am Wednesday in the 2600 block of Crest Lane. A person was arrested during a warrant check at 9:51 am Wednesday in the 500 block of Glenwood Drive. Items were stolen from a locked vehicle at 11:57 am ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Troopers: Mahopac woman spent $23G with stolen ID of Somers senior citizen
The Journal News | LoHud.comFebruary 9, 2012

30, when state police from the Somers barracks charged her with first-degree identity theft, a felony. Police said that Edwards, who has worked in television production, also scammed an elderly Somers couple of almost $1000 for a trip they booked ...more »

Credit Repair
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Roseville Home and Garden Fair Coming Saturday
Patch.comFebruary 16, 2012

Credit: Roseville Housing & Redevelopment Authority Getting the urge to go through seed catalogs, start spring planning or contempate home repairs, given our lack of snow and recent record warm temperatures? Well, to get you going, the Roseville ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Unigene Receives 2012 Drug Delivery Partnerships Industry Achievement Award
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

Safe Harbor statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to whether: Tarsa's efforts to seek FDA approval for OSTORA, including the possible ...more »

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