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College students provide free help filing income tax returns in Springfield
KSPRFebruary 1, 2012

Students at both Drury University and Missouri State University will offer free income tax preparation this winter and spring. Here is the information for both. Students will provide free tax preparation through an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ...more »

10 top tips on becoming a franchisee
Mirror.co.ukFebruary 1, 2012

1 Find out what franchises are available: There are franchise exhibitions, directories, magazines, all devoted to franchising and starting a business. Start by visiting the British Franchise Association website, www.thebfa.org.more »

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Dangerous Premises
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What Should You Do if You're Renting from a Slumlord?
JD Supra (press release)February 1, 2012

With Courtney Love's recent court win in the news, you may think it's a good idea to withhold your own rent money next time you have a conflict with your landlord. But attorneys familiar with landlord-tenant law say that such a move could get you ...more »

Housing Discrimination
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UN report accuses Israel of pushing Palestinians from Jerusalem, West Bank
National PostFebruary 12, 2012

Presenting her preliminary findings after a tour of Israel and the Palestinian territories this month, the UN's Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, said she had seen a pattern of discrimination. “From the Galilee and the ...more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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Of modern-day Hatfields and McCoys
phillyBurbs.com (blog)February 2, 2012

This is a tale of modern Hatfields and McCoys in a quiet old neighborhood off Edgewood Road in Lower Makefield. Well, it hasn't been quiet lately. Lots of cussing, crying, door slamming and the arrival of an occasional police squad car.more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Prop 8 overturned: what about South Carolina?
Examiner.comFebruary 9, 2012

On a similar note, it also remains legal for a landlord to discriminate against a tenant in the state, as there are no housing discrimination laws based on sexuality. As a representative for the state in 1996, Lindsey Graham voted in favor of the ...more »

Mold Claims And Habitability
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Homeowner's insurance: Are you covered?
WJXT JacksonvilleFebruary 6, 2012

Get specific: Find out what your policy says about storm, water, mold, wind and flood coverage. In the past 10 years, companies have increasingly changed the language about these specific items. Ask about adding specific endorsements if your agent or ...more »

Azerbaijan evictions tarnish Eurovision glitz
Emirates 24/7February 1, 2012

Natalia Alibekova, another pensioner still holding out against eviction from the condemned block, said she expected to be thrown out any day now when the demolition crew moves in. "I will have memories of my home whenever Eurovision takes place," she ...more »

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