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Abortion Corruption Exposed by ‘Shreddergate’

11/25/2011   Former Attorney General Phil Kline revealed Friday that he expects the actions of a Kansas legal and political system, which he described as corrupt, would lead to the dismissal of all remaining complaints against a Planned Parenthood clinic
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Federal Prosecutors Orders Medical-Marijuana Dispensaries in California to Close Shop

11/25/2011   Distributors of medical marijuana based in California have been ordered by federal prosecutors to shut down their operations by Saturday. The move came after several weeks of conflict between federal prosecutors and medical marijuana distributors. During the later
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Overhaul of Workers’ Compensation Rules Sought by Republicans

11/24/2011   Workers in Michigan who are hurt on the job could face diminished workers’ compensation benefits if the legislative measure passed by the state House becomes a law. Introduced by Brad Jacobsen, a Republican from Oxford, House Bill 5002
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Immigration and Other Legal Issues Discussed by Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange

11/24/2011   Luther Strange, the Alabama Attorney General, believes that the immigration law passed by the state Legislature will eventually land in the United States Supreme Court. In a speech delivered at a combined meeting of the Kiwanis and Rotary
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Hospitals and Doctors in Oklahoma Could Face Dramatic Changes Brought About by Reform

11/23/2011   A GableGotwals attorney warned that hospitals and doctors could face monumental changes in the way they deal with affirmative action rules, patient privacy guidelines and supervised care contracts. This was revealed by David McKinney during the 107th annual
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Bill on Sports Betting In New Jersey to Be Introduced By Congressman

11/23/2011   U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., a Democrat from the sixth district of New Jersey, in the hope of avoiding an expensive legal battle over whether state residents should be able to place bets on sports, said that he
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Lawsuit over Tax Credits in Alabama Being Determined by Judge

11/22/2011   A law that awards tax credits to foreign industries that puts up factories in Alabama, including the first Chinese plant in the state, is presently facing a legal challenge from the Alabama Education Association. This can potentially result
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Animal Welfare Law of California to be heard by Court

11/22/2011   California’s law, which bans the slaughter of animals that cannot walk, will be heard by the Supreme Court today. The measure was enacted in 2008 after a grisly undercover video showing lame cows being jabbed with forklifts and
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Dispensaries in California Moving to Stop Government Crackdown on Marijuana

11/21/2011   Medical marijuana industry lawyers revealed on Monday that they are considering seeking legal action to stop a threatened crackdown by the federal government on marijuana growers, marijuana dispensaries and their landlords. Marijuana distributors and several medical patients will
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Houston’s Avison Young Joined by Industry Leaders Rob Neblett and Harry Holmes

11/21/2011   Avison Young Principal and Managing Director Rand Stephens of the company’s Houston office, today announced that veterans of the commercial real estate industry Rob Neblett and Harry Holmes have joined the brokerage operations of Avison Young in Houston.
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