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RCMP cautions YK renters to beware of scams
HQ YellowknifeOctober 1, 2011

The Yellowknife RCMP's commercial crime section is warning people about fraudulent ads popping up on on-line classified sites offering apartment rentals. Two such incidents have been reported in Yellowknife this month. Corporal Jarret MacDonald with ...more »

Many of state's Friendly's franchises won't be hurt by bankruptcy
Ct PostOctober 1, 2011

While unlikely to threaten their ice cream places, customers and business experts saw the potential bankruptcy as an indication of the economy's state. "You'd think a place like this would be OK with its moderate prices," Furrer said. ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Supreme Court starts term likely to include health care overhaul
Detroit Free PressOctober 4, 2011

Broadcast v. cable: The nation's major broadcasters are focused on one case that has the potential to reshape regulation of the airwaves. The federal appeals court in New York threw out the Federal Communications Commission's rules that apply when ...more »

Hipaa Compliance
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An ObamaCare Reform Law That Is A CLASS In Fiscal Irresponsibility
ForbesOctober 3, 2011

In another e-mail, a top aging policy official points out that CLASS will “create significant new burdens on the states” by forcing them to make up for federal funding shortfalls. HHS personnel also called the state-level deadlines for implementing the ...more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Palm Beach County detectives seeking physicians to help with elderly scam victirms
Palm Beach PostOctober 15, 2011

Sometimes a sheriff's badge isn't enough for Lt. Christopher Keane and his colleagues to solve a crime; sometimes he wishes there was a doctor in the house. Most recently, his financial crimes unit was handed a case in which a ...more »

Living Wills
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Locals brace for changes debit card fee will bring to banking industry
Kitsap SunOctober 2, 2011

Leah Olson, vice president of marketing for Kitsap Credit Union, said it's uncertain how the new law will affect the banking landscape. But she said that if push comes to shove, fees from a credit union wouldn't come about only to make a profit. ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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Lawmakers look to extend Medicare ESRD coverage
American Medical NewsOctober 3, 2011

... policy that denies coverage for anti-rejection drugs after 36 months and a costlier return to patients and the Medicare system to dialysis," Dr. Burgess said. The American Society of Transplantation and the National Kidney Foundation back the bill. ...more »

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