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Internet Providers to Assist in Putting A Stop to Online Piracy

7/22/2011   Leading Internet service providers, in a deal with major entertainment media companies, agreed to a standardized procedure for notifying its customers about repeated occurrences of digital copyright infringement. The Internet service providers, which include AT&T, Time Warner Cable,
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Alvarez & Marsal Names Ernest Brod to Head Firm’s Business Intelligence Services

7/21/2011   The global professional services firm of Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) in an announcement welcomed Ernest Brod as one of the newest members of the firm to head its Business Intelligence Services. This division aims to expand the world-class
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Legal Challenge hits the $8.5 Billion Settlement of Bank of America

7/21/2011   A report from the Wall Street Journal has revealed that the proposed $8.5 billion deal of Bank of America with investors who purchased subprime mortgages by way of the bank’s Countrywide Financial subsidiary is being challenged by a
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Medical Marijuana Changes Will Not Transform Kitsap Garden Stores into Ganjapreneurs

7/21/2011   Kitsap Garden & Lighting’s inventory include fertilizers with names like “Nirvana Bloom,” “Big Bud,” and “Bud Candy,” causing anyone to think that they are for marijuana cultivation. But according to store owner Miles Nemec, the products are formulated
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Another Online Censorship Bill Struck Down By Alaska Judge

7/20/2011   A federal judge has added the state of Alaska to the rapidly growing list of states that have been legally smacked down for their attempt to censor the Internet. Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has signed into law last
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Suit over Alcohol Law in Utah Will Fizzle According to Legal Experts

7/20/2011   After being frustrated at not being heard in the latest legislative debate over alcohol, the hospitality industry has filed a lawsuit to bring the legislative leaders and the governor to the table. However, some legal analysts observed that
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Impact of New Gun Law on Business Being Weighed by Bars

7/20/2011   Local bartenders are reluctant to add to their long list of responsibilities the policing of concealed weapons. According to Mark Medsker, guns and liquor definitely do not mix. Medsker is an employee of Boulevard Haus in the Oregon
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Suing State of New Jersey over Medical Marijuana Law Being Considered by Advocates

7/20/2011   Filing a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey is an option being considered by marijuana advocates in case Gov. Chris Christie continues to vacillate on the implementation of a law that legalizes pot for medical use. The
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As Local Laws Ease, Fireworks Sales Begin to Sparkle

7/20/2011   The U.S. fireworks industry, just like its patrons who like the Fourth of July, is looking up nowadays. While communities congregate across the nation to watch Independence Day displays, officials of the fireworks industry say that higher and
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Recession is not a Moot Topic of Discussion Among Unemployed Lawyers in Chicago

7/19/2011   A group of unemployed lawyers meets in Chicago’s downtown area every two weeks to share employment opportunities and talk about the frustrations they experience while doing their job searches, as well as to lend support to one another.
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