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2 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

SPLC helps low-income people with traffic violations avoid jail

The City of Montgomery reached a settlement with the Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday that should help keep some people out of jail.

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3 hrs ago | Jeremy Wagstaff's LOOSE wire

In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

From reuters.com , a piece I wrote on the rise of open data in arguably more interesting, or at least directly impactful, circumstances.

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Related Topix: Reuters, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, The Data Company, Computers,

7 hrs ago | JD Supra

[Video] Winston & Strawn's Kessler Sees Change and Opportunity in College Athletics

Jeff Kessler, partner at Winston & Strawn, talks with Lee Pacchia and Steve Olenick about how he fashioned a career in the emerging field of sports law.

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12 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

Sensus Launches Data Analytics-Optimized iConA Generation 4 Electric...

Data from the meters enable greater operational efficiencies and improved outage management while design enhancements help protect against external elements Electric utilities and municipalities can better collect and analyze data that provides real-time actionable information with the new iConA' Generation 4 residential electric meters from ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | Business Wire

Baron & Budd Files First Litigation in Levaquin, Avelox, and Cipro Cases

The most popular FQs, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and ciprofloxacin, are sold under the trade names, respectively, of LevaquinA , AveloxA , and CiproA .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Levaquin, Levofloxacin (generic), Medicine, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin (generic), Avelox, Moxifloxacin (generic), Baron and Budd PC, Food and Drug Administration

20 hrs ago | Business World

Dollar sets 13-month high

The dollar hit a 13-month peak against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, with the euro still struggling amid expectations of further policy easing from the European Central Bank.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Financial Services, European Central Bank, Banking, The Data Company

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hispanic Business

Eight Greenberg Traurig New Jersey Attorneys Included in 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area receives this recognition.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The common stock cash divid... )--Daegis Inc. , a global archiving, eDiscovery, mobile application development and migration tools company, today announced financial results for its fis... )--Fitch Ratings has taken various conforming rating actions on enhanced municipal bonds and tender option bonds corresponding to actions taken on their ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Aruba Networks, Semiconductors, Analog Devices, Baron and Budd PC, August, CA

Sedalia Democrat

System reducing meth labs

While methamphetamine continues to be a problem in Pettis County and statewide, the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators has applauded the latest results of the pseudoephedrine blocking system in Missouri.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Missouri, The Data Company, Mexico, MO

Sheepshead Bites

Need Help With Build It Back? Local Pols Have You Covered

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy came ashore, many of our neighbors are still struggling to rebuild.

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Daily Kos

House Republicans allocate $350,000 toward their lawsuit against President Obama

The House of Representatives has hired Baker & Hostetler, one of America's largest law firms, to the tune of $500 an hour, but a total not to exceed $350,000, to represent the lower chamber in its lawsuit against President Obama.

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Related Topix: Baker and Hostetler, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

Goodwin Procter transfers another top position - the law firm's COO - to New York

The fall will bring leadership changes at Goodwin Procter, including a new chief operating officer.

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Business Journal

Ballard Spahr moving to larger NYC offices to accommodate recent growth

A little more than a year after entering New York by acquiring 14-lawyer Manhattan white-collar criminal defense litigation boutique Stillman & Friedman , Ballard Spahr is moving into much larger office space to accommodate current and future growth there.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Jenner and Block

Phillymag.com

Louis Freeh Injured in Vermont Car Crash

Louis Freeh , the former director of the FBI and current chairman of the Philadelphia-based Pepper Hamilton law firm, was injured Monday in a Vermont car crash.

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Midwest InHouse

Judge's remarks led to legal-mal settlement

As a June 3 trial date approached, Ropes & Gray and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory had tried - and failed - in attempts to both settle and mediate the legal malpractice case that the New York research institution filed against the Boston law firm and one of its former attorneys.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Gold Holds Near Two-Month Low as Dollar's Strength Hurts Demand

Gold held losses near a two-month low on speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise borrowing costs next year, strengthening the dollar and damping demand for an alternative investment.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Oil and gas lawyer joining McGuireWoods' Pittsburgh office

Ryan T. Purpura , who has decades worth of experience in oil and gas industry matters, is joining the firm as a partner in its Pittsburgh office.

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CFO

JOBS Act Fuels IPO Boom

The two-year-old Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act has definitely revitalized the IPO market, according to a paper discussed in an article published by Bloomberg, But that still hasn't silenced some critics who contend that the IPO surge might have more to do with a bullish stock market than with a key provision in the law that stipulates that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Latham & Watkins, Latham and Watkins, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

Sys-Con Media

King & Spalding Recruits Corporate Partner Matt Jacobson to the New York Office

King & Spalding has recruited Matthew Jacobson as a partner in its corporate practice in the firm's New York office.

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Related Topix: King and Spalding, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Hispanic Business

Greenberg Traurig's Brian Koch Named '40 Under 40' Rising Star by Daily Business Review

The Daily Business Review's Rising Stars program recognizes 40 of most promising lawyers under the age of 40. Rising Stars are characterized by their strong leadership qualities, expertise in litigation or transactional work and commitment to pro bono, charitable and professional volunteer work.

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