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Handling of $250 million contract for 2016 flood recovery illustrates the extent of political corruption in Louisiana

Here’s a story no one saw coming:

There’s political chicanery afoot in Baton Rouge.

Who’d-a-thunk it?

Okay all that was said tongue-in-cheek.

Unfortunately.

The truth is, we’ve become so inured to political sleaze in Louisiana politics that it’s become difficult to be either surprised or outraged, leaving only indifference as our emotion of choice. 1,128 more words

Governor's Office

How Can Your Business Limit Lawsuits?


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Business

Class Action Over The Meaning Of 'Sale' Means Harbor Freight Customers Get Refunds

Have you shopped at any of discount tool chain Harbor Freight’s 750 U.S. stores recently? A recent class action settlement over the chain’s understanding of how a “sale” works means that customers can get refunds that range from 10% to 30% of whatever they spent at the store, or a $10 gift card. 290 more words

Retail Services

Why Fax Machines Are a Legal Goldmine

Fax machines are nearly extinct, but fax spam is turning them into money making machines.

The number of fax-related lawsuits has grown significantly in recent years as plaintiffs increasingly use consumer protection laws that allow them to receive $500 each time they get an unsolicited ad via fax. 313 more words

Tech

Second former Baylor football player charged sexual assault charge this week

WACO, Texas – A second former Baylor football player has been arrested on charges that include sexual assault.

The U.S. Marshal’s Service confirms that 23-year-old Shamycheal “Myke” Chatman was arrested Thursday in Houston. 146 more words

Presto NCAA

Supreme Court's Ruling In Cheerleader Uniform Case Could Lead To Higher Prices For Clothing, Furniture


This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in a case that involves cheerleader uniforms, but which some critics believe could eventually result in higher prices for everything from clothing to furniture to housewares. 1,634 more words

Government Policy

Families of 9/11 victims file suit against Saudi Arabia

New York Post, by Emily Saul, March 21, 2017:

Families of 9/11 victims filed suit in Manhattan against Saudi Arabia Monday, claiming the Arab country knowingly facilitated the devastating terror attacks. 639 more words

Terrorism