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Schools Consider Whether To Accept Major Advertising
WFMY News 2October 1, 2011

Whatever the case may be Guilford County wants to have some kind of policy in place. They hope to take next several months to come up with a policy. Davidson County Schools does not have a policy that allows major outside advertising. ...more »

Solaria Considers Tax Break in California Expansion
BusinessWeekOctober 1, 2011

Under a 2010 law, the state Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority can exempt sales taxes on equipment, the building or assembly of alternative-energy manufacturing and landfill-gas plants. The authority plans to vote on ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Brown signs California health care legislation
San Jose Mercury NewsOctober 10, 2011

Jerry Brown has signed into law three health care bills, including two designed to protect teenagers from skin cancer and sexually transmitted diseases, as he raced to finish work Sunday on hundreds of bills sent to him by state lawmakers. ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Political Blotter: Oakland medical pot case might predict Supreme Court's ...
San Jose Mercury NewsOctober 3, 2011

This, Rodriguez and McCarter seem to believe, indicates Scalia might feel the same way about the Affordable Care Act's individual health insurance mandate. Five Bay Area House members were among 20 House Democrats who urged the Judicial Conference of ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Granny Snatching: Choosing Elder Care Made Easier
Connecticut WatchdogOctober 26, 2011

However, it is important to note, that today's regulations are much more stringent and although there are instances of neglect, abuse and poor care, these are the exception and not the norm. I guess it's because I prefer organizations that get right to ...more »

Living Wills
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'Never give up the land'
Charlotte ObserverOctober 1, 2011

In many cases, like this one, families lost their ancestral property in part because it was passed from generation to generation without a will, and the heirs could not prove they owned it. Although members of the Reels family no longer hold legal...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Washington Week: MedPAC Votes to Scrap SGR
MedPage TodayOctober 8, 2011

If Congress does not act on the MedPAC plan or come up with an alternative before Jan. 1, a 30% across-the-board cut in Medicare payments mandated by the SGR will go into effect. The new plan would require some painful cuts for doctors and was met with ...more »

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