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Justice says legal world must do more for youth

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The legal community isn’t doing enough to attract the country’s finest into its ranks, said U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy in a speech Saturday evening in San Francisco. The […]

08/11/2013

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko speaks during a news conference at a hotel in Moscow, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

‘Calm down’ – Russia says rights will be respected at Sochi Games

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s sports minister says the rights of all athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi will be respected and urges international critics of the country’s new anti-gay law to “calm down.” Sports […]

08/08/2013

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A discussion of the Jackson case and class action cases

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Brian Kabateck (www.kbklawyers.com) one of the nation’s leading consumer lawyers (and a former Michael Jackson lawyer) about what we can learn from the Jackson case and also about class […]

08/06/2013

First gay divorce finalized in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s first recognized same-sex divorce is final. Supporters of Colorado’s new civil unions law say the court ruling sets a precedent for gay couples married in other states who want to legally […]

07/30/2013

A pedestrian walks by graffiti in downtown Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Detroit bankruptcy interactive guide

An interactive guide containing a PDF of Detroit’s bankruptcy filing with charts on Detroit’s economy and a list of invitees to a June creditors meeting.  

07/19/2013

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AG strongly criticizes stand-your-ground laws

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday strongly criticized stand-your-ground laws that allow a person who believes he is in danger to use deadly force in self-defense. Holder said he was concerned […]

07/16/2013

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LA County deputies seize fireworks

INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — About 3,000 pounds of illegal fireworks have been seized by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. A Sheriff’s Department statement says the seizure was made Wednesday evening after deputies saw three men […]

06/20/2013

Russia to ban adoption by same-sex couples

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is on its way to formally prohibiting all adoption by same-sex couples and also banning the adoption of Russian children by single people or unmarried couples from countries that allow same-sex […]

06/18/2013

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Summary of Supreme Court actions Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday handed down decisions in five cases and agreed to hear two important appeals in the fall. Among the court’s actions: — Struck down, by a 7-2 vote, […]

06/17/2013

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What to know about red light camera tickets

The latest on red light camera tickets and many other kind of traffic issues in Southern California as Bob talks with traffic ticket attorney Sherry Cross of Cross Criminal Defense.

06/14/2013

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NJ town approves boardwalk ban on saggy pants

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Wearing your pants too low in one New Jersey shore resort town is about to get expensive. Wildwood has passed a law banning overly saggy pants, providing for fines of between […]

06/12/2013

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Tips to keep your loved one out of a nursing home

How to handle elder family members without putting them in nursing homes. Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore talks with Lora King, author of “Stolen,” about Alzheimer’s, and with Susan Geffen, a gerontologist, elder law […]

06/03/2013

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