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Local charity drops Catholic affiliation, will place kids with couples in ...
WPSD Local 6February 1, 2012

In June, Illinois lawmakers made it legal for same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, meaning they have the same rights as married couples. That includes the ability to become foster parents. With the new law came the stipulation that any ...more »

'Business Connection' features Title Boxing Club
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 1, 2012

The Naperville location is one of 19 franchises across the country. TITLE Boxing Club specializes in boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Pete Gilfillan came on set to promote his business FranChoice. Want to start your own franchise but don't ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Law News and Stories

Dangerous Premises
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Higher rents for some - despite shared landlord
This is South WalesFebruary 1, 2012

A LEGAL deal means some tenants in Neath, Port Talbot and the Swansea Valley pay higher rents than their neighbours even though they share the same landlord. The quirk is down to an agreement made when NPT Homes took control of more than 9000 council ...more »

Housing Discrimination
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Roommate-matching site does not violate housing laws, court
ReutersFebruary 2, 2012

By Terry Baynes (Reuters) - A roommate-matching website that allows users to hunt for living partners based on gender and sexual orientation does not violate fair-housing laws that ban discrimination, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday.more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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Republicans Condemning Israel to Generations of Violence in Blind Devotion
MidEastPostsFebruary 2, 2012

The alternative is to make peace, and peace requires a settlement of the issue of Palestinian statelessness and a drawing of final boundaries in Israel's land disputes with neighbors. (The firmest boundary is already that with Egypt, precisely because ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Privy Council rules in favour of Presbyterian Church
Trinidad NewsFebruary 3, 2012

Three law lords held the view that a fair interpretation of the Land Tenants (Security of Tenure Act) 1981, is to allow a tenant to have protection from being evicted, even if he or she builds a structure on land not originally tenanted from a landlord ...more »

Mold Claims And Habitability
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A bit of bliss
Towanda Daily ReviewFebruary 5, 2012

BY NANCY SHARER, Review Correspondent Rex and Janet Russell show a candy mold in their shop at Endless Mountains Cabin. The couple make thousands of pieces of maple candy a year. The light brown candy glistens with a sugary sheen, like new-fallen snow ...more »

Land Issue Festers for Government, Analysts Say
Voice of AmericaFebruary 7, 2012

An independent analyst says the Cambodian government faces the possibility of more protests if forced evictions continue across the country. January was a particularly violent month for evictions, with residents of the Phnom Penh neighborhood of Borei ...more »


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