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The Art of Flight giveaway
ESPNNovember 1, 2011

To do so, send an email to with your address change. 12. System Malfunctions. Additional entries beyond the specified limit from any one person, household or email address will be void. The name of the "authorized account holder" ...more »

Jury selection begins in Delgado trial
MyFox Tampa BayNovember 1, 2011

In a case like this, Criminal Defense Attorney Jeff Brown says the process could be lengthy. Brown is not involved in the Delgado trial. "It's really going to be difficult, one, to find people that will be willing to sit on a death case and impose ...more »

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Building Codes
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Woburn Lawyer Facing Real Estate Fraud Charges
Patch.comNovember 3, 2011

A North Andover man who practices law in Woburn has been charged with diverting mortgage loan funds from real estate closings and misappropriating those funds. Daniel S. Braese, 47, of North Andover, was arraigned in federal court in ...more »

Industrial Development Issues
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Labour suppliers should not be employers
Free Malaysia TodayNovember 1, 2011

The availability of short-term employment contracts is another reason why there is no need to legalise triangular or other employment relationships in Malaysia through the creation of the 'contractor for labour'. To fight for decent wages and rights, ...more »

Commercial Real Estate
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Reznick Group Appoints Five New Principals
MarketWatch (press release)November 2, 2011

Rick Suid, CPA -- Atlanta Office Suid has 14 years of experience with a concentration on serving the audit and business advisory needs of clients in the real estate industry. His clients include residential and commercial real estate developers, ...more »

Zillow: 30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls Following Treasury Yields
Wall Street JournalNovember 1, 2011

Zillow Inc. (Z) said its real-time rate on 30-year fixed mortgages fell in the last week to 3.82%, taking a particular tumble on Tuesday morning as jittery investors sought solace in Treasurys. The real-estate website said the 30-year fixed mortgage...more »

Reits And Limited Partnerships
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Be aggressive on the economic front
Bismarck TribuneNovember 6, 2011

It's is joined by the Industrial Commission, the Lignite Energy Council, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, the North American Coal Corporation, Great Northern Properties Limited Partnership, Missouri River Basin Municipal Power Agency and the Minnkota ...more »

Construction Contracts & Disputes, Boundaries
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Ask the law: Refund for delayed projects
gulfnews.comNovember 14, 2011

Jerry Parks is a partner and head of real estate at Taylor Wessing. Tell us what you think. Do you have a legal question that is related to property? Post it on our Facebook page or email Unfinished property.more »

Residential Real Estate
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Real estate agent lists 4BD home in West Hampton Dunes
BlockshopperNovember 1, 2011

He earned a Master's degree in real estate from New York University and a BA from The Catholic University of America. He also attended the Katholieke University in Belgium. According to, there have been three home sales in West Hampton ...more »

Construction Litigation
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Appeals court comes to Emery County
Emery County ProgressNovember 1, 2011

The court traveled to Castle Dale to hear two cases on Oct. 14. The court was in session at the Emery County court house. There were many interested observers as well as students and teachers from USU Eastern who are involved and taking classes ...more »

Restrictive Covenant Injunctions
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BP Stays Positive as Oil Deal Fails
Wall Street JournalNovember 6, 2011

$700 million to settle claims between the two companies and to terminate what it called legacy restrictive covenants among BP, Pan American Energy and Bridas Corp. These allowed Pan American Energy to participate in any of BP's activities in the ...more »

Eminent Domain
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Nebraska lawmakers debate pipeline eminent domain rules
ReutersNovember 9, 2011

There's nothing wrong with the letter under the law that exists currently," he said. State Senator Brenda Council also questioned the bill, noting that any change in eminent domain rules for pipelines could force the legislature to investigate eminent ...more »

Title Litigation
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Hiring of lawyers is rising slowly, survey shows
Philadelphia InquirerNovember 1, 2011

Lawyers responding to the Robert Half survey said they expected general business and commercial law and litigation to experience the greatest growth over the next three years, followed by health care and labor and employment. ...more »

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Dearborn Police: Vacant Homes Create Atmosphere for Crime
Patch.comNovember 1, 2011

Courtesy of the Dearborn Police Department And while the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Crime in the United States report showed a significant drop in home burglaries from 2009 to 2010–from 712 to 488–recent trends in Dearborn have pointed toward a ...more »

Zoning Regulations, Land Use
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Exeter Twp. opposes bill that would take away local zoning rights
Citizens VoiceNovember 8, 2011

All local rules, regulations, codes, agreements, resolutions, ordinances and other local enactments that regulate oil and gas operations are hereby superseded and preempted." The state Oil and Gas Act regulates most aspects of oil and gas drilling and ...more »

Hotel Reit Practice
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Extendicare REIT Announces 2011 Third Quarter Results
MarketWatch (press release)November 8, 2011

The US skilled nursing industry could face further Medicare rate cuts as the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, referred to as the "Super Committee", is to propose legislation which must be enacted no later than January 15, 2012, ...more »


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