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New gun legislation introduced to NY Legislature (12771)

Bills designed to keep guns out of the hands of criminals, increase penalties for individuals who use firearms in the commission of crimes, and safeguard New York school children have been introduced to the New York State Legislature. According to ...

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Five Western NY victims of scam receive $311,000 in restitution (12772)

All of the victims of a scam run by a former Buffalo investment advisor have received full restitution. All told, Robert Young stole $2 million from 14 of his clients, friends and family members between 1988-97. Five of the victims, ...

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Court’s response to HMOs focus of NY State Bar Assn. seminar (12989)

Shortened hospital stays, a limited choice of physicians and interference with the doctor/patient relationship are just some of the complaints of employees under “managed care.” How have the courts and legislatures responded to these charges≠ “Benefits, Health Care and the ...

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U.S. Supreme Court rules on air quality dispute

On February 27, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in EPA v. American Trucking Associations, Inc., et. al, concluding, among other things that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency did not need to consider cost-benefit analysis in the ...

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Gift valuation, lodging expenses among IRS matters

A C Corporation can be subjected by the IRS to an accumulated earnings tax if the company unreasonably withholds distributing excess accumulated earnings above the reasonable needs of the business. In Knight Furniture Co. v. Commissioner, T.C., No. 15369-99, T.C. ...

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Luncheon planned to honor women's golfing assn.

She was born in Monahans, Texas, and currently lives in Flower Mound, Texas.She has 88 Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) titles. That’s more titles than any other professional golfer in history, male or female.She passed Sam Snead for most pro ...

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New gun legislation introduced to NY Legislature

Bills designed to keep guns out of the hands of criminals, increase penalties for individuals who use firearms in the commission of crimes, and safeguard New York school children have been introduced to the New York State Legislature. According to ...

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Web-based pre-employment services by Lexis-Nexis

Within the realm of information solutions, the Lexis-Nexis Group recently announced a web-based version of its pre-employment screening software, InstaCheck, one of many legally compliant, automated pre-employment services available through PeopleWise. Human resource and hiring managers, recruiters and corporate security ...

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NY State Workers’ Compensation Board collects $8.7M in penalties from uninsured employers

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board collected a record $8.7 million in penalties levied against businesses that failed to carry workers’ compensation insurance in 2000. Failure to secure workers’ compensation insurance is a crime in New York State. Penalties ...

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Web-based pre-employment services by Lexis-Nexis (12768)

Within the realm of information solutions, the Lexis-Nexis Group recently announced a web-based version of its pre-employment screening software, InstaCheck, one of many legally compliant, automated pre-employment services available through PeopleWise. Human resource and hiring managers, recruiters and corporate security ...

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