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Commentary: Spring cleaning for your delinquent clients

Spring is not too far around the corner. And during spring, you can’t escape those killer dust bunnies. They lurk in corners, growing larger and more ominous with time. And eventually, no matter how frightening, you have to deal with ...

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NFL owners approve sale of Bills to Pegulas

NEW YORK (AP) — Admitting it was a dream come true, Terry Pegula and wife Kim were unanimously approved by NFL owners Wednesday as new owners of the Buffalo Bills. The Pegulas, who already own the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres, expect ...

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NFL probes Bills laser pointer complaint

BUFFALO (AP) — The NFL is attempting to shed light on who allegedly shined a laser pointer at Buffalo Bills players at Detroit’s Ford Field last weekend. League spokesman Michael Signora says the NFL is investigating the Bills’ complaint and ...

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Cuomo signs bills to protect victims

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed two bills that will further shield children from sexual offenders and protect victims of domestic violence. The first bill restricts the parental rights of convicted sexual offenders when a child is born as a ...

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Legislators urge changes in drunken boater laws

WANTAGH — Several New York officials are urging stricter laws and enforcement when it comes to drunken boating.   State Sen. Charles Fuschillo and Assemblyman David McDonough say they are introducing several bills in the state Legislature.   They were ...

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Wireless carriers must address bill overages

After many consumers complained of unexpected charges on their wireless phone bill, the Federal Communications Commission initially proposed new rules to help address the situation. However, due to the efforts of the wireless phone company trade association (CTIA) ...

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Legislature eyes move to paperless governing

ALBANY — Legislative bills in Albany can be stacked several feet thick on lawmakers' desks every day of session, voted on, and then dumped mostly unread into trash and recycling bins. The cost of printing bills alone is $13 million a year.

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Confirmation will stall delayed bills

First it was the health care bill. Now it is the financial reform package. And soon, authors and advocates of key pieces of legislation important to lawyers will face yet another obstacle to getting those bills to a final vote: the confirmation process for Elena Kagan ...

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