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Deputies investigate double homicide
WANEDecember 1, 2011

FORT RECOVERY, Oh. (WANE) - The Mercer County Sheriff's Department is investigating what it believes to be a double homicide. Deputies say it happened between the hours of 5:00PM Tuesday and 9:00AM Wednesday. Robert Grube and his daughter Colleen Grube ...more »

Report: US Agency Erred On United Pension Values
SalonDecember 1, 2011

The agency took over the pension plans in 2004 and 2005 after United filed for bankruptcy court protection in December 2002. When the PBGC takes over plans, it pays promised benefits to retirees up to certain limits. ...more »

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Beware social media
Montreal GazetteDecember 7, 2011

Chris Rokosh, right, president of CanLNC, says the challenge of applying social media to class action litigation is learning how to do so effectively with respect to the law. ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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Rutgers law students say NJ high school officials ignored request for latest ...
NJ.comDecember 1, 2011

By Nic Corbett/The Star-Ledger Star-Ledger file photoRutgers law professor Penny Venetis, right, seen in 2007, led a group of eight students at the Constitutional Litigation Clinic in updating a 2008 report. That paper had found most high schools in ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Capella Education Company Announces Increase to Share Repurchase Program
MarketWatch (press release)December 8, 2011

... the company expects to take advantage of market conditions, the timing and extent of any repurchases, the trading price of the Company's shares and other factors are subject to restrictions relating to volume, price and timing under applicable law. ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Paragon Shipping Inc. Announces Receipt of NYSE Notice of Non-Compliance
MarketWatch (press release)December 2, 2011

The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides safe harbor protections for forward-looking statements in order to encourage companies to provide prospective information about their business. Forward-looking statements include statements ...more »

Cane crushing delayed
DAWN.comDecember 5, 2011

The then Sindh Agriculture Secretary Subhago Khan Jatoi had told this scribe that the government was compelled to shift the crushing date to November to avoid embarrassment at the hands of factory owners who always questioned the writ of the government ...more »


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