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Lawyers Of District Asks Court To Dismiss Suit Over Taxicab Fee Regulation

December 23, 2011   A judge is being asked by attorneys of the district to dismiss a case filed against the city. The said case was initiated by the taxi driver associations saying that the city does not regulate the
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“Digital Age Youth” Prefer Paper for Personal and Business Use

Despite a strong connection to digital and social media, young American adults continue to prefer paper documents for basic personal and business communications, according to a 2011 survey of several hundred so-called “Millennials” (aged 16-16). For a survey of 600
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Fatality Claims of the Trucking Industry Contradicted by the FMCSA

12/14/2011   Administrator Anne Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or FMCSA in a statement said that an initial 2010 report on fatal truck crashes revealed truck crash fatalities rose to almost 4,000 people. In 2009, truck crashes
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CFTC sued by Wall St. Over Crackdown on Commodity Trading

12/14/2011   Top trade groups in Wall Street on Friday launched another major legal assault on the largest overhaul in decades of U.S. financial regulations, suing to stop new regulations on commodity speculation. In the lawsuit, which had already been
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Simplicity is Key to Effective Law Firm Marketing Plan

Does your firm have a marketing plan in place? Or is it hidden in a file somewhere and never looked at? The coming start of a new year may be just the right moment to create a new plan—and keep
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Legal Challenge Filed by Environmentalists against Proposed Water Pollution Standards

12/13/2011   A coalition of environmentalists, which included the St. Johns Riverkeeper and Sierra Club, today announced they have filed a legal challenge against a set of water pollution standards that have been drafted by the Florida Department of Environmental
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Oyster Farmers in Maryland Want Legal Market Size of their Produce Reduced to 2 Inches

12/13/2011   Oyster farmers in Maryland could start marketing smaller-size oysters next year if the Aquaculture Coordinating Council of the state has its way. The council, which is composed of oyster farmers, scientists, regulators and legislators, voted during its November
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Alabama Immigration Net Snags Honda Worker

12/12/2011 Alabama officials on Wednesday revealed that another foreign auto worker has been caught by state authorities. Alabama has the toughest immigration law in the nation, which recently went into effect. The Honda worker, who was on assignment at the
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Montana Residents React As Horse Slaughtering Becomes Legal Again in the United States

12/12/2011   Money used for horse slaughter inspections were stripped by Congress in 2006, in effect shutting down the industry in the US. At present, however, a spending bill that was signed into law in early November can spur the
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Acceptance is Far for Gold and Silver as Legal Tender in Utah

12/10/2011   Carlton Bowen, a resident of Orem, Utah, wanted to pay his property tax with silver, but the Utah County treasurer did not accept is. The Utah Legislature has passed earlier this year, a legislation, which states that silver
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