SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY The Truth About Debt Settlement Companies
Its no secret debt settlement companies have plagued a significant volume of financially strapped consumers over the past few years. It doesnt help that television, radio, and internet sites continual... Posted on 3/15/13 at 10:14 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge nr. 3: The Bridges that came from California
Authors Note: The next two historic bridge entries deal with the bridges in Harrison County, Iowa. While the county has one of the highest number of historic bridges in the state, the uniqueness of it... Posted on 6/7/12 at 2:45 AM
NEW ORLEANS — A judge has delayed the federal trial over the nation's worst offshore oil disaster by a week, saying Sunday that BP PLC was making some progress in settlement talks with a committee overseeing scores of lawsuits, according to people close to the case.
By Harry R. Weber, Associated Press
, February 26, 2012
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar kicks off a series of meetings Friday between federal officials and Indian tribes over a $3.4 billion court settlement for the government's historic mismanagement of Indian trust accounts.
MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press
, July 15, 2011
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives attached a $3.4 billion government settlement with Indian trust beneficiaries to a war-funding bill it passed just before breaking for the July Fourth holiday.
By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press Writer
, July 02, 2010
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers approved a $20 million settlement Thursday with the family of Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped as a girl and held captive in a secret backyard for 18 years by a paroled sex offender.
A federal judge on Friday rejected a legal settlement that would have given at least $575 million to people sickened by ash and dust from the World Trade Center, saying the deal shortchanged 10,000 ground zero workers whom he called heroes.
A federal judge has approved two months of settlement talks in a decade-old discrimination lawsuit filed by American Indians against the U.S. Agriculture Department.
Both sides in the case asked Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington for the 60 days. Sullivan moved a status hearing that had been scheduled for Wednesday to Feb. 10.
By Blake Nicholson, The Associated Press
, December 09, 2009
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