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Randolph's BP deal violated state law
Tri Parish TimesMarch 1, 2012

Because BP has a financial relationship with the parish, Randolph cannot accept gifts from the company, according to state law. In the same vein, state law prohibits Randolph from entering into personal economic agreements with the company.more »

Lake Elmo, land owners battle over detached property
Oakdalel Lake Elmo ReviewMarch 1, 2012

Lake Elmo City Council members unanimously approved authorization last month for the city to appeal a decision made by an administrative law judge allowing the land owners to detach their 58 acres from Lake Elmo and incorporate into Stillwater Township ...more »

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Dangerous Premises
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Confusion between landlords and tenants exposes millions to hazards
Link2PortalMarch 2, 2012

By law, landlords must ensure electrical installations and wiring are maintained in a safe condition throughout the tenancy. And tenants should feel obliged to flag electrical problems as soon as they appear, as well as maintain any electrical items ...more »

Housing Discrimination
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Housing Discrimination Suit To Proceed
Garden City NewsMarch 2, 2012

A federal district court judge recently denied a motion filed by the Village of Garden City for summary judgment in a 2005 housing discrimination lawsuit filed against the Village and Nassau County by the now-defunct Long Island chapter of ACORN, ...more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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Walmart launches its 1st SD grocery store
U-T San DiegoMarch 1, 2012

Walmart would open its first local "Neighborhood Market" in this site. Handout from Walmart. • Small: About one-third the size of a typical 150000-square-foot Walmart Supercenter. • Infill: By using existing building space, stores can open in urban ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Checklist will help you find a good landlord
This is LincolnshireMarch 1, 2012

This shows they are aware of their obligations as a landlord and understand the rules and regulations relating to the letting of private-residential property. Make sure the landlord provides a proper Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) agreement that both ...more »

Mold Claims And Habitability
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Chesterfield preparing criminal case over faulty generator jobs
Richmond Times DispatchMarch 1, 2012

To date, the county had been using the civil route in pursuing claims against heating, venting and air conditioning companies owned by a Chesterfield couple. Robertson said a months-long investigation that included the seizure of company records ...more »

Asbestos removal from Humboldt care home a concern
StarPhoenixMarch 9, 2012

By Joe Couture, The StarPhoenix March 8, 2012 REGINA — Doreen Reinhart was already unhappy with how her 98-year-old father was being evicted from St. Mary's Villa in Humboldt, but when she realized asbestos removal was going on at the same time, ...more »

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