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In Mutation Application Corporation Cannot Question Title Existence

It has been held time and again that in mutation application, the municipal corporation or concerned authority should not go into the question of whether valid title exists for the applicant. 365 more words


Rep. Marcia Fudge calls GOP lawsuit against President Obama an abuse of power (video)

By: Sabrina Eaton

As the GOP-controlled House of Representatives prepares to  sue President Barack Obama for delaying the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, Rep. Marcia Fudge took to the House floor on Monday to denounce the action as “a political stunt” that will “waste millions of tax dollars.”


Gute Nachricht: Ein Ende des Schnabelkürzens rückt näher

Der konstante Einsatz der Albert Schweitzer Stiftung für unsere Mitwelt gegen das äußerst schmerzhafte Verstümmeln von Hennen trägt langsam Früchte:

Nachdem Niedersachsens Landwirtschaftsminister Meyer das Schnabelkürzen per Erlass zum 31.12.2016 verboten hat, steht durch einen Beschluss von KAT jetzt fest, dass dieses Verbot für alle Betriebe gelten wird, die Eier an deutsche Supermarktketten verkaufen. 102 more words

Animal Welfare

Mississippi’s Lone Abortion Clinic Survives Court Appeal

By: Laurel Calkins

Mississippi’s lone abortion clinic will remain open for now, after an appeals court criticized as probably illegal a state law that requires doctors who perform the procedure obtain hospital admitting privileges. 730 more words


Who's Affected by Marijuana Busts?

In Polk County, Texas, 13 pot fields — about 44,000 plants — were found, complete with a sophisticated irrigation system.  The set up was spotted by a DPS helicopter, an expensive tool to operate. 19 more words


Using Lodging Taxes for Staff Support of LTAC

Can you use lodging tax revenues to pay for staff support of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC)? It’s a good question that we’ve been getting lately. 721 more words