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2014/04/17 22:48
2014/04/17 22:48
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Clicking like on a company's Facebook page or even grabbing a box of cereal at the grocery store could be surrendering your legal rights with some simple things you do every day. Just about all of us...
2014/04/17 22:48
2014/04/17 22:48
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2014/04/17 20:38
2014/04/17 20:38
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Can companies limit your right to sue if you "like" them on Facebook or download a coupon from their website? A number of companies are including fine print in their terms of service that apply to...
2014/04/16 23:34
2014/04/16 23:34
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WASHINGTON (AP) We soon could know the identity of the manufacturer only known now as "Company Doe" in a product safety case that has been linked to a child's death. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of...
2014/04/16 21:22
2014/04/16 21:22
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DETROIT — Safety advocates want to know why General Motors Co. chose a defective ignition switch design for its small cars in 2001 even though an alternative was available that they say might have...
2014/04/16 21:20
2014/04/16 21:20
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... — In a victory for consumers, a federal appeals court on Wednesday directed that litigation about a product linked to the death of an infant be made public, saying the manufacturer could not...
2014/04/16 13:19
2014/04/16 13:19
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The head of the Internal Revenue Service this week signaled that his agency will re-write proposed new limits on the political activities of nonprofit advocacy groups, quelling concerns from the left...
2014/04/16 00:20
2014/04/16 00:20
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Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Obama’s nominee to lead the country’s health care overhaul, remains entangled in a lawsuit brought by shareholders of MetLife accusing her of misleading investors as...
2014/04/15 11:19
2014/04/15 11:19
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Every Tuesday, the Going Out Guide staff highlights the week's best DJs, bands, dance nights and parties. DC Brau celebrates its third anniversary this week with a special happy hour at Meridian Pint...
2014/04/14 19:51
2014/04/14 19:51
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Calendar: DC Brau’s Anniversary, Drive-In Movies Return, Record Store Day! Ah, recess. The pollen and tourist counts are up and everyone not on the campaign trail has a chance to let loose a...
2014/04/14 14:19
2014/04/14 14:19
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This Dec. 2, 2008, file photo shows a chicken farm just outside the city limits of Pittsburg, Tex. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File) It’s being called an ‘interagency throw down.’ The National Institute for...
2014/04/14 10:40
2014/04/14 10:40
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Consumers have won a landmark victory: Starting in 2018 all new vehicles will be required to enable drivers to see what is directly behind them. This will save two lives each week. The Cameron...
2014/04/13 02:50
2014/04/13 02:50
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PALATKA Gallery in the streets Palatka Main Street is issuing a call to professional and emerging artists to participate in the inaugural “Arts in the Air” banner project. Banners will be displayed...
2014/04/13 00:19
2014/04/13 00:19
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... you kidding me?" When you ask the New Hampshire residents attending the inaugural Freedom Summit why they're here, there is a 98 percent chance this is the first thing that will come out of...
2014/04/10 00:53
2014/04/10 00:53
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The next big thing: Obamacare Bitcoin online vote exchange Don’t decry money in politics. Embrace it. Elected officials do. Recently, Clarence and the Supremes further morphed money into free speech....
2014/04/10 00:17
2014/04/10 00:17
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insurance giant MassMutual saw an unexpected challenge to its corporate governance at the usually-staid annual meeting today, according to UNITE HERE. At issue is...
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2014/04/09 20:49
2014/04/09 20:49
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Thought ATM, overdraft and bounced-check fees were bad? Banks want to fine you for beating them in court. Most of the roughly 90% of consumers who have a checking account don’t read all — or even...
2014/04/09 16:10
2014/04/09 16:10
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Greg Hilburn / Monroe News-Star U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister’s top aide said the congressman will send a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday morning requesting an FBI investigation...
2014/04/08 17:22
2014/04/08 17:22
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In a letter to MassMutual's board, the Consumer Federation and Public Citizen say the proposed changes are being "cynically promoted as consistent with 'best practices' to empower management while...
2014/04/08 14:20
2014/04/08 14:20
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This predictable decision from the 1 Percent Court to repeal federal limits on overall individual campaign contributions overturns nearly 40 years of campaign finance law. It also completes a...
2014/04/07 21:44
2014/04/07 21:44
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Encinitas Mayor Teresa Barth, who’s splitting what’s now an appointed post with a fellow councilwoman this year, has decided not to run for the mayor’s job when it becomes an elected position this...
2014/04/17 22:48
2014/04/17 22:48
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