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Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb case
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

The effort culminated "in the successful construction of one explosive device and the attempted construction of two others," it says. Most terror cases are federal, but this one was brought under a state terror law passed after the Sept. 11 attacks.more »

Dooger's Warrenton location for lease
Coast River Business JournalMarch 1, 2012

“We have some pad spaces for lease and that's included,” said leasing agent Jeff Olson of Commercial Realty Advisors Northwest. The property at 103 US Hwy. 101 is described on several commercial real estate websites as, “Existing 5000 +/- SF ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Voice of the Free Press: South Burlington case: Where's the accountability?
BurlingtonFreePress.comMarch 4, 2012

That means the city paid out money -- covered by insurance -- without revealing to the public evidence that could show that the payment authorized on behalf of residents was justified. The unreleased documents are records of the traffic stop including ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Chicken liver paté is a potential source of food poisoning
PharmiWeb.com (press release)March 7, 2012

Aberdeen researchers have found further evidence that one of Britain's most popular starters - chicken liver pate - can be a source of food poisoning if it is not cooked properly. University of Aberdeen scientists bought raw chicken livers from a ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Samsung told to pay damages to consumer for defective TV
Business LineMarch 2, 2012

While holding the company, its service centre and the franchisee of “deficiency in service,” a city District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum directed them to pay back one of its customers Rs 12622 as the price of the TV set, Rs 25000 as compensation ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Chi Calls for Regulatory Reform, Investment to Combat Public Health Crisis ...
PharmaLive.com (press release)March 2, 2012

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Bob Corker (R-TN), who recently introduced the Generating Antibiotic Incentives Now (GAIN) Act that seeks to spur development of new antibiotics. "The GAIN Act provides the necessary economic incentives for innovator ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Who is Judge Pamela Hill-Veal and why is she is seeking higher office to the ...
ChicagoNow (blog)March 5, 2012

By Marksallen, today at 8:22 pm than that for many overlook the fact that she spent a number of years as an Administrative Law Judge. After spending years as an Administrative Law Judge she was appointed by The Illinois Supreme Court to her Judgeship ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Deloitte Launches U.S. Center for Regulatory Strategies
Bradenton HeraldMarch 7, 2012

A prime example of such complex legislation is the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"), which is fundamentally changing the way financial services and other businesses interact with federal regulators, ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Roxbury cops: 2 stole tax refunds in large-scale scheme
Dailyrecord.comMarch 1, 2012

ROXBURY — Two New York City residents have been charged with participating in a large scale identity theft and tax fraud scheme in which faulty income tax returns were filed and tax refunds stolen, police said. Chief James Simonetti announced the ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Police Log: Credit Card Fraud Arrest
Patch.comMarch 1, 2012

8:07 pm Nicholas B. Hutchins, 24, of Farnum Street in North Andover, Mass., is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card. 4:42 am Theft is reported on Cluff Crossing Road. 2:19 pm Criminal threatening is reported on Porcupine Circle.more »

Unsafe Products
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Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC Welcomes Jonathan Miller
Bradenton HeraldMarch 14, 2012

By Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC ATLANTA, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis is pleased to announce that Jonathan Miller has joined the firm. Jonathan is an attorney in the Atlanta office of Heninger Garrison Davis, ...more »

Credit Repair
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Authorities say scams aimed at Nebraskans becoming more elaborate, difficult ...
The RepublicMarch 1, 2012

GRANT SCHULTE AP LINCOLN, Neb. — Scam artists targeting Nebraskans have become have become more difficult to catch and prosecute as they develop increasingly elaborate schemes to cheat people out of their money, Attorney General Jon Bruning said ...more »

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