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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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Pension law makes it hard to tell who is getting what
Hilton Head Island PacketMarch 5, 2012

The law states: "All records of all active, retired, and inactive members maintained by the South Carolina Retirement Systems are classified as confidential records. These records are exempt from the disclosure requirements of Chapter 4 Title 30," ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Perrigo Announces the First Store Brand Launch of the Generic Version of ...
Bradenton HeraldMarch 1, 2012

On February 10, 2011, Perrigo announced that it successfully settled its Hatch-Waxman litigation relating to minoxidil 5% foam brought by Stiefel Research Australia Pty. Ltd., a GSK Company. As Perrigo was the first party to challenge the brand patent, ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Golden Blossom owners file a case against builder
Citizen MattersMarch 2, 2012

In their petition to the state Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, residents say that Golden Gate Properties Ltd (GGPL) had promised them about 35 facilities such as club houses, sports complexes, super market etc., but has not delivered most of ...more »

Former Mayor Russo Eager To Get His Slate's Message Out
Patch.comMarch 12, 2012

I am a red tape and bureaucracy cutter from my days directing the Lemon Law and when I was mayor for one term. "No one had as good a constituent response record on the council!," he added. "I am not a 'professional politician' but a student and ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Some see California water settlement as bad sign for Nevada
Las Vegas SunMarch 3, 2012

Decisions about access to water in Nevada have been made by state law “for 100 years, and is actually considered a pretty wise set of statutes as far as water allocation goes,” said Nevada Division of Water Resources spokesman Bob Conrad.more »

Consumer Protection
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Symposium Discusses Consumer Protection and Wall Street Reform
C-SPANMarch 3, 2012

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler addressed a symposium on consumer protection at George Washington University Law School. He spoke about why financial reforms matter, the history of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Firm helps with fraud investigation
Jamestown SunMarch 5, 2012

Federal investigators said the 40-year-old Nigerian native living in Toronto helped organize a scheme that stole the identities of 38000 people and bilked 600 credit card and bank accounts out of about $1.5 million. Adetiloye is sitting in a Fargo jail ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Bedford Main Street former director arrested
WSLSMarch 3, 2012

A Bedford man who recently served as interim director of an organization representing Bedford city merchants is facing a credit card fraud charge. Daniel A. Plattus, 46, was arrested Feb. 23 and released that day, according to a news release from the ...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 »

Food Poisoning
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Former food inspectors are angry that "pink slime" is still used in school ...
GlobalPost (blog)March 5, 2012

Six children are hospitalized in France with food poisoning related to E. coli, after consuming frozen ground beef, believed to have been processed at the French company SEB (Societe Economique Bragarde). The company claims part of the meat processed ...more »


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