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Threats of Road Rage and What You Can Do About It

In Seattle on February 9, road rage managed to push more drivers off the deep end. This time, it was between a 23-year-old female motorcyclist and a 60-year-old male in a car. No one is sure what got them both so riled up, but at one point they…
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Hospital Scandal to Negate Insurance For More Money is Exposed

Car accident? One collision is bad enough, but beware of another kind of potential collision regarding medical bills and medical liens that can happen between you and your hospital after the wreck.  Michael Warner is someone that experienced…
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Substandards for Overworked Oil Workers Are Common in the Industry

The oil industry is booming in Texas, according to the Houston Chronicle. It’s even projected to beat the record of 1.26 billion barrels, which has been the highest on record since 1972 in the national record. Regardless, the amount of overworked…
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Court Hears Testimony of Juvenile Mass Murderer to Determine if He Should be Tried as an Adult

In the aftermath of the horrific mass killing spree at Parkland High School, American’s are facing a slew of questions, including how to prevent more child murders by juvenile mass shooters.  The Florida shooting happened while South Carolina…
infrastructure and roadway injury
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Infrastructure and Roadway Injury: Could Your Accident be the Government's Fault?

By now, you’ve probably heard that it’s Infrastructure Week in Washington. As the somewhat self-explanatory name suggests, it’s the week in our capital city where lawmakers and politicians  start the negotiations--bicameral, bipartisan…
immigration marijuana
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Legal Immigration + Legal Marijuana = Illegal Activity?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services maintains broad authority to limit entry of foreigners into the United States, possessing full licence and a strong might to bar migrants entry into the country if the foreign citizen has committed a…
student loan relief
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BEWARE: STUDENT LOAN RELIEF SCAMS RAMPANT

There are 44 million Americans swimming in a collective pool of $1.4 trillion student debt at this time, and sadly, this just makes crooked and greedy types see a vulnerable population to exploit. If you or someone you care about is struggling…
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Recent Tax Bill Affects Alimony Starting January 2019

If you haven’t heard by now, the new tax bill reaches far and wide to affect individual’s in all kinds of difficult situations---and that includes divorcing couples and the children involved. On Jan. 1, 2019, Trump’s rushed tax code…
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The Risky Truth About File Sharing and Intellectual Property

In 2013, Joel Tenenbaum was charged with illegally downloading and sharing copyrighted files.  He was accused by Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Warner Bros. Records, and UMG Recordings for violating U.S. copyright law.  The assessed damages…
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Malpractice at VA: Scalpel Found in Veterans Stomach After 4 Years

Another example of medical malpractice at VA hospital: the federal lawsuit said there was, “an abandoned surgical instrument in plaintiff’s body.”  A scalpel was in his abdomen, to be exact. It was left in veteran 61-year-old Glenford…
net neutrality
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California Joins Battle to Salvage Net Neutrality

Recently New York and Montana have chosen to resist the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repeal of net neutrality, and now California is joining their ranks as the state legislature with a potential law that is closer than the others…
daca and immigration
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What is the Deal with DACA and Immigration?

How Does DACA and Immigration Work?  Designed to protect 800,000 undocumented youth (that were brought over by their parents) from deportation. The rules are: Must have arrived in the US before age 16 Must have lived in the US since…
new jersey drunk droning
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New Jersey Drunk Droning Added to Current Regulations

Bring the drone, leave the beer, and don’t even think about droning over that national park or high school football game. Droning regulation is growing and the 41st state to join in the strengthening of Unmanned Aircraft State Laws, New Jersey,…
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Kentucky Senate On Board to Strengthen Protective Measures in Case of School Shooting

There have already been eleven school shootings this year in 2018, and it isn’t even February yet.  Sadly, the public has become used to hearing about tragic incidents like this, and so today we have a juvenile in custody charged with two…
pennsylvania adoption law
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Pennsylvania Adoption Law Now Allows Adoptees Rights to Their Birth Certificates

Until now, adoptees over 18 couldn’t apply for their birth records because their adoption records were sealed. Folks that have not been adopted have always had this ability, but sadly, it was not so easy for those that were released by their…
vermont child support
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After 25 Years, Ohio Bill to Improve Child Support Makes it to Senate Floor

Nationwide, the amount of overdue child support amounts to $114 billion. Ohio parents, alone, “owe more than $4.5 billion in unpaid child support”, according to a recent article from Cincinnati.com.  Interestingly enough, there are five…
adoption scam
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Pet Lovers: Beware of Online Dog and Cat Adoption Scams!

Adopting a pet is a special event shared between humans and their animal friends. However, you must be aware of the dangers of being scammed. When a person sends money for a pet across the internet, if it was an adoption scam, they may have…
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Not Guilty Plea Request Denied by Attorney, Death Row Inmate Fights Back

In Bossier City, Louisiana, a man that has maintained a claim of innocence has been put on death row for shooting and killing his mother, stepfather, and son of his separated wife in 2008.  The thing is, ever since he was detained and put on…