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Judge in the dock to defend himself over Franco investigation
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

"When people disappear, it is a permanent crime, which no amnesty law can affect." Outside the court hundreds of supporters of the judge, including British historian Ian Gibson – who has investigated the murder of poet Federico Garcia Lorca by Franco's ...more »

Gyms investigated for unfair contracts
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

'The magic of the cup' isn'ta term often used to describe Spain's premier domestic cup competition,... Fears about flooding are rising - but of more pressing concern is the ending of the government agree... They were 27 days into their journey when ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Sheboygan officials go public with South Pier District casino plan
Green Bay Press GazetteFebruary 3, 2012

... a vote by the city's Redevelopment Authority to enter into a contract allowing the three parties to negotiate a development agreement, with an option to purchase South Pier land for a gambling operation, parking, and other commercial development.more »

Franchise Contracts
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Marley Coffee Takes Flight with Golden Krust at Newark Liberty International ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 3, 2012

Golden Krust, in Terminal A between Gates A20-28 and A30-39 prior to security, is among the busiest Golden Krust franchise locations. Marley Coffee is now being served to Golden Krust customers from branded brewers and dispensers in a bright and sunny ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Extras total $11 million in Central Corridor light-rail contract
Minneapolis Star TribuneFebruary 8, 2012

Extra expenses are typical for large construction projects, and the agency says its contingency fund is more than adequate to pay the added costs. There is no dispute over the extra payments already made by the agency and other local governments to ...more »

Government Contracts
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Edwina Hart awards contracts for the Welsh Government's £17m Business Start-Up ...
WalesOnlineFebruary 1, 2012

The Welsh Government also hope the Business Start-Up Service, which is supported by the European Regional Development Fund, will help 6000 people to become self-employed during the three-year period. Mrs Hart said support will be targeted at newly ...more »

Lending Agreements
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Capstead Mortgage Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Results
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

Total financing spreads averaged 1.46% during the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to 1.47% during the third quarter of 2011. Yields on Capstead's interest-earning assets averaged 2.07% during the fourth quarter of 2011, a decline of 5 basis points ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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2011 Season Panther Player Recap - DE Charles Johnson
Cat Scratch ReaderFebruary 2, 2012

by James Dator on Feb 2, 2012 6:58 AM EST Next to drafting Cam Newton the most important off-season move by GM Marty Hurney was ensuring that Charles Johnson remained a Carolina Panther long term. During the 2010 season Johnson showed that he had ...more »

Secured Transactions
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CT Lien Solutions Launches Its Recurring Search System
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

CT Lien Solutions is a pioneer in lien lifecycle management processes, enabling more secured transactions than any other company in the United States. CT Lien Solutions delivers unmatched industry expertise, a full spectrum of products and outsourced ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Employment Gains as Health Care Eclipses Factories as U.S. Ages
San Francisco ChronicleFebruary 1, 2012

The US Supreme Court will hear arguments in late March on President Barack Obama's health-care law, including the requirement that Americans either buy insurance or pay a penalty. Republicans competing for the White House have all said they'll get rid ...more »

Obama's Theology
American SpectatorFebruary 28, 2012

While the church is now immutably identified with its controversial (and now retired) pastor, Jeremiah Wright, in fact the key to Santorum's accurate description of Obama's "phony theology" lies not in the Trinity UCC per se but rather in the larger ...more »


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