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Eleven Middle Tennessee Hotels Fined by U.S. Labor for Wage Violations

January 3, 2012   According to regulators, there is a widespread noncompliance by hotels and motels in Tennessee in relation to federal labor laws, but a representative of the industry said that those that violate the laws are but a
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Texas Chapter Launched by Legal Marketing Association

January 3, 2012   A formal launch of a Texas Chapter was made by Legal Marketing Association, a leading professional organization serving business development and marketing professionals in the legal industry. This will be effective starting January 1, 2012. The
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Record Label Sued by File-Sharing Company

January 2, 2012   The manner that the legal disputes of the entertainment industry typically work, it is the movie studio or the record company that files a lawsuit against the offshore Internet company, alleging copyright infringements. However, in a
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Medical Pot Law of Montana Challenged Legally by Jason Christ

January 2, 2012   Jason Christ, the Missoula businessman who recruited thousands of Montana residents for medical marijuana cards through his “cannabis caravans,” filed a lawsuit challenging the 2011 Montana law that makes it a bit difficult to get medical
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Law Disallowing Commercial Drivers from Using Hand-Held Cell Phones Passed

January 1, 2011 A final ruling was recently made by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or FMCSA concerning cellular phone use by commercial truckers. Those who operate buses and commercial trucks will no longer be allowed to use any
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Who Ever Said that the Tobacco Industry is Already Dying?

January 1, 2012   According to Robert Proctor, a Stanford historian, the tobacco industry continue to creating  toxic products that would lead to not only lung cancer but also ankle fractures, spontaneous abortion, early onset menopause and other ailments. The
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USDA Working on Hastening the Approval of Genetically Engineered Crops of Monsanto

December 31, 2011   For many years, opponents of biotech agriculture have kept on accusing regulators of working really close with large biotech firms whenever they are in the process of deregulating genetically engineered (GE) crops. Today however, their worst
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Enhanced Oil Recovery Industry – Likely to Become a Friend of Coal-Powered Industries

December 31, 2011   The United States and China, two of the largest consumers of fuel in the world, are hoping that answers to limiting the emissions that contribute to global warming may be found in the past, considering that
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City of Los Angeles Files Lawsuit to Block AHF Condom Ballot Initiative

December 30, 2011   The City of Los Angeles yesterday filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the ballot initiative of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation or AHF. If passed, the initiative would compel local officials to implement compulsory condom regulations
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Alabama Governor Considers Modifying New Immigration Law

December 10, 2011   The governor of Alabama on Friday said that he is considering rewriting some of the provisions in the illegal immigration law of the state next year. While Republican Gov. Robert Bentley said that the toughest-in-the-country law
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