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1 hr ago | Common Dreams

The Mentality of J. Edgar Hoover's FBI Undergirds Today's Surveillance State

The new documentary 1971 , about the formerly anonymous FBI burglars who exposed the crimes of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, debuted to a rapt audience at the Tribecca film festival last night.

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Related Topix: Law, US News, Patriot Act, Criminal Defense Law, ACLU, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat

Ben Ritter: Gas-pump bill is good for the state

Obtaining free assistance with pumping gas has been a huge problem for people with disabilities ever since gas stations switched from full service to self-service.

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Related Topix: Law, Hillsborough County, FL, St. Lucie, FL, Cellphones, Healthcare Law

9 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Boise Jobless Rate Holds Steady; Jumps In Nampa, Meridian and Caldwell

While the state of Idaho's unemployment rate dropped in March to its lowest level in five-and-a-half years, the jobless rate in Boise remained steady.

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Related Topix: Boise, ID, Caldwell, ID, Meridian, ID, Nampa, ID, Law, Ada County, ID

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Law Professor Blogs Network

Article on Trust Variation and ERISA

Peter J. Wiedenbeck recently published an article entitled, Trust Variation and ERISA's 'Presumption of Prudence' , Tax Notes, Vol.

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Related Topix: Law, Pension

TwinCities

Retiring entrepreneurs find new owners on payroll

Chrissy Stewart, senior chemist, does a coression test for protextive qualities of paint at KTA-Tator, an employee owned company, in Findlay, Pa., on April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tax, Law, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter - a move that could complicate contract negotiations at the port.

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Related Topix: Law, University of Baltimore

Wall Street Journal

Anti-Discrimination Laws Didn't Help Older Men Get Back to Work

Tough age-discrimination laws didn't do much to help older unemployed men find work during and after the recession, according to a recent analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco .

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Irvine, CA, Law

The Town Talk

Cal Thomas: Kathleen Sebelius the scapegoat for Obamacare

Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas Government, Kansas, Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Hudson Valley gains jobs in March

Jobs in the Hudson Valley region show year-over-year gains as the private sector added employees in most major categories in March, leaving a recent upbeat trend intact.

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Related Topix: Law, Dutchess County, NY, Ulster County, NY

Patch.com

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

By Mike Denison, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland government entities have suffered at least six cyberattacks since the beginning of 2013, according to incident reports from the Department of Information Technology.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Law

News9 Oklahoma City

State Investigators Of Narconon Arrowhead Say They Were Wrongfully Fired

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse started investigating Narconon Arrowhead in July 2012 after three people died at the facility in nine months' time.

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Related Topix: Law

Los Banos Enterprise

Longtime eatery closes its doors

Los Banos residents can no longer get a hand-cut egg roll or Chinese chicken salad from Ming's restaurant, a town favorite since before 1968.

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Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Law

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Ala jobless rate jumps to 6.7 percent

The state Department of Labor says Alabama's March unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, which is three-tenths of a percent higher than the February rate.

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Related Topix: Law, Alabama, Alabama Government

YourErie

PA Unemployment Down to 6%

April 18, 2014 Harrisburg - Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for March 2014.

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Salisbury Journal

Doctor 'vindicated' by tribunal

Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, according to his lawyers A heart doctor who turned whistleblower to expose NHS safety fears said he felt "vindicated" after winning an unfair dismissal case following a prolonged dispute with hospital bosses.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Dubuque, Iowa Officials Admit To Housing Racism Against Blacks | News One

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa , that effectively settles allegations that the city discriminated against African Americans applying for the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA, African-American, Law

MarketWatch

Saving for retirement could cost you $400k

A worker who saves 10% of her salary in a 401 every year for 40 years is pretty much a model citizen in the Republic of Personal Financial Responsibility.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Law

Tri-cityherald.com

Connecticut jobs increase as winter's freeze ends

However, the state has regained less than 55 percent of the jobs lost from March 2008 to February 2010 during the recession, economists said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Law, 9

West Australian

EU lawmakers smooth way for class actions against cartels

European lawmakers on Thursday eased the way for cartel victims to claim compensation from companies under new rules that also shield price-fixing whistleblowers from being the main target of million-euro lawsuits.

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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Labor Market Steps Forward: Wages Grow and Jobless Claims Drop

Initial applications for unemployment benefits are trending near pre-recession lows.

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Related Topix: Law

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