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'Gay' power vs. religious liberty
WND.comDecember 1, 2013

Though not comprehensive, its sheer scope illustrates what pro-family veterans have long known – but which the “gay”-cheerleading media fail to report as a major story: that “rights” based on homosexuality and gender confusion (“transgenderism”) cannot ...more »

An investment is going bad?
Lancaster Eagle GazetteDecember 1, 2013

Since that time, they have become a leviathan market of nearly $60 trillion (value of outstanding contracts), according to the International Organization of Securities Commissions (June 2012) report. The $60 trillion size ... In its aftermath, the Dodd ...more »

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Marshfield police case tests informant confidentiality
Wausau Daily HeraldDecember 3, 2013

MADISON — The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear a case in January that balances a Stevens Point woman's right to a fair trial against the Marshfield police's privilege to protect the identity of a confidential informant. In taking Jessica Nellessen's ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Dozens Sick at Las Vegas Youth Football Tournament With Possible Food...
Food Safety NewsDecember 2, 2013

Dozens Sick at Las Vegas Youth Football Tournament With Possible Food Poisoning. By News Desk | December 1, 2013. As many as 80 children and parents have reportedly fallen ill with nausea, diarrhea and vomiting after attending a youth football ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Families battle Citizens over sinkhole claims
MiamiHerald.comDecember 2, 2013

TALLAHASSEE -- To Fred and Emilie Moutran, there's no dispute that the cracks in the walls of their Spring Hill home were caused by the shifting ground of a sinkhole deep below the surface. The floor ... That would not be in the best interest of ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Savara Pharma's AeroVanc receives qualified infectious disease product & fast ...
pharmabiz.comDecember 12, 2013

The QIDP and Fast Track designation provide AeroVanc access to certain incentives, including priority review associated with a New Drug Application (NDA) submission and an additional five years of exclusivity under the Hatch-Waxman Act upon FDA ...more »

Feds seeks prison time for aquarium owner Covino
KOIN.comDecember 2, 2013

Covino was also seeking to open an aquarium in Austin, TX. Prosecutors are seeking a nearly two-year prison sentence for Covino, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy in September. Court documents show Covino admitted involvement in illegally obtaining and ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Traffic stop leads to fraud, theft and drug charges
My Eastern ShoreDecember 3, 2013

CHESTER — A traffic stop Nov. 30 on Kent Island resulted in the arrest of three New Yorkers on credit card fraud, theft and drug charges. Tpr. Matthew Flamma of the Maryland State Police stopped a gray Kia Forte for allegedly speeding on U.S. Route 50 ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Rhode Island Drops Sales Tax on Original Art
Wall Street JournalDecember 1, 2013

Randall Rosenbaum, executive director of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, said the new law requires regulators to document whether the program is successful or not. "I think as we look down the road, we find opportunities to encourage more ...more »

Credit Repair
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Credit clinics are about selling, helping
Automotive NewsDecember 18, 2013

On hand were LaLonde, representatives from financial institutions and a credit-repair specialist available for hire in case an attendee wanted to dispute claims with the credit-rating agencies. LaLonde says one goal of the clinics was to sell cars. But ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Top California Based El Dabe Law Firm Launches New Redesigned Website
PR Web (press release)December 11, 2013

El Dabe Law Firm is now offering its expert legal counsel in Los Angeles, Sherman Oaks and Huntington Beach in various practice areas including personal injury, negligence, product liability, vehicle accidents. The firm is also offering legal...more »


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