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Rural zoning regulations could change
AlbionnewsonlineFebruary 1, 2017

Boone County zoning regulations governing rural lot splits and setback requirements could be changing soon. In the meantime, the County Planning Commission Monday night approved a motion recommending a moratorium on all conditional use permits for ...more »

Law enforcement announces charges in 81 cases involving 30K stolen IDs
South Florida Business JournalFebruary 1, 2017

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Wifredo Ferrer, along with officials from the IRS, FBI, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other agencies, on Tuesday announced the filing of federal charges against more than 100 defendants ...more »

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Dangerous Premises
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More than 10000! That's how many consumer complaints Wisconsin received in 2016
fox6now.comFebruary 2, 2017

A press release from the DATCP indicates scam calls claiming to come from the Internal Revenue Service or United States Treasury were the leading imposter calls in 2016, followed by "Card Services" credit card reduction and computer tech support calls ...more »

Portland Decides Landlords Must Pay For No Cause Evictions, Effective Immediately
OPB NewsFebruary 3, 2017

Portland City Council voted unanimously to pass a bill requiring landlords to pay tenants a relocation fee when they evict them without cause or raise rents more than 10 percent. The bill was championed by Commissioner Chloe Eudaly, a renter herself ...more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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Neo-Nazi fliers disseminated in Greenwood are a “hoax,” police say
Lee's Summit JournalFebruary 4, 2017

Fordham and Police Chief Greg Hallgrimson say initial evidence points to a dispute between neighbors as the cause of the fliers. The homeowners who live at the address printed on the fliers, Kim and Kenny Zoeller, were dismayed by the “malicious” act ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Some pets now allowed for disabled and elderly residents in DC public housing
Washington PostFebruary 5, 2017

Urged for years by animal-welfare groups to scrap its long-standing rule against pets in public housing, the D.C. Housing Authority has agreed to relax the policy somewhat, starting in a few weeks. Elderly and disabled tenants, who occupy about one ...more »

Mold Claims And Habitability
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Tackling black spots on composite deck boards
Palm Beach PostFebruary 25, 2017

I also remember similar early claims by the manufacturers of composite decking material. As a member of the working press, I was inundated for years by the public relations companies spreading the word about these ... You can clean them off, but the ...more »

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