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44 Convicted Criminal Aliens Arrested in CT and MA
abc40March 1, 2012

By Jessica Michalski - email HARTFORD, CT (WGGB) – The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Department has arrested 44 convicted criminal aliens in Connecticut and Massachusetts. During a four-day targeted enforcement operation in both CT and MA that ...more »

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WEEI.comMarch 1, 2012

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Confidentiality
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Montana Federal Judge Reports Himself for Ethics Review After Admitting He ...
ABA JournalMarch 2, 2012

... to the Judicial Council of the San Francisco-based 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday and waived confidentiality. He also sent a letter of apology (PDF) to President Obama. The National Law Journal and the Associated Press have stories.more »

Food Poisoning
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When do food items really go bad?
Fox NewsMarch 6, 2012

The last thing anyone wants is to get food poisoning, especially when it can be prevented. Butter Salted butter has a longer shelf life than unsalted. After unwrapping, salted butter should last ten days in the refrigerator before its flavor is ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Shop told to pay 5500 for sari mess-up
Times of IndiaMarch 1, 2012

MUMBAI: The South Mumbai Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum recently ordered a shop in Kalbadevi to pay Rs5,500 compensation to a man for shoddy embroidery work done on two saris he had ordered in 2009. Raashi Sarees will have to refund Chembur-based ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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United Therapeutics Files Lawsuit Against Sandoz for Infringement of Remodulin ...
Bradenton HeraldMarch 15, 2012

As a result, under the Hatch-Waxman Act, the FDA is automatically precluded from approving Sandoz's ANDA for up to 30 months. United Therapeutics intends to vigorously enforce its intellectual property rights relating to Remodulin, including the three ...more »

Limbaugh Blasts Jeffrey Toobin: Should Know ObamaCare Is 'Terrible For The ...
MediaiteMarch 28, 2012

“Yesterday it's a train wreck, today it's a plane wreck.” “The question is 'does the whole law go,'” Toobin told CNN's Don Lemon. “And there are clearly people on that court – Antonin Scalia and Justice Alito – who think the whole law should go.more »

Consumer Protection
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Changes to Bankruptcy Law Fight Reorganization
CNBC.comMarch 2, 2012

You say the bankruptcy process is broken. How so? When bankruptcy evolved, it was to protect debtors, the owners. The whole concept was forgiving debts or restructuring so the business would survive in the hands of the owners. But the rules have ...more »

Product Reclamation
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The incredible explosive word
Stock and LandMarch 25, 2012

Such objections might seem quaintly historic until you consider that it was in the recent past, just 1960, when the publishing house Penguin was tried under British obscenity laws for publishing the unexpurgated version of Lady Chatterley's Lover by DH ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Lewisboro Police Investigate Credit Card Fraud
The Daily LewisboroMarch 6, 2012

by Bob Dumas (email) LEWISBORO, NY – Lewisboro police are investigating a case of credit card fraud reported last week by a South Salem resident for incidents that occurred in November and December of 2011. The victim came to police headquarters last ...more »

Stolen Identity
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BBB reminds consumers to protect your identity
WMBFMarch 7, 2012

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Coastal Carolina wants to remind consumers to protect themselves against one of the fastest growing crimes, identity theft. More than 22000 complaints involving identify theft were filed last year in South Carolina ...more »

Credit Repair
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USDA Rural Development offering loans and grants to Stephenson County homeowners
Freeport Journal-StandardMarch 5, 2012

To be eligible, the applicant must own and occupy the home, have acceptable credit, be able to repay the loan and meet income guidelines. A limited number of home repair grants are available to applicants who meet income guidelines, are 62 or older and ...more »

Unsafe Products
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US Supreme Court Denies Railroad Mesothelioma Victims' Their Day in Court
Mesothelioma Legal Blog (blog)March 1, 2012

Most of such cases are brought as a result of exposure to asbestos through construction material or in factories that used or made asbestos containing products. One special kind of mesothelioma case involves exposure to railroad workers.more »

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