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County treasurer: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac owe back taxes

Jul 20, 2011
Treasurer in Oakland County, Mich., sues the mortgage giants, claiming they owe millions in taxes on foreclosed properties. Fannie and Freddie claim they're exempt because they're government entities. But are they really?
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Mesa, Ariz., says some stores are too convenient for criminals

Jul 13, 2011
The Arizona city wants to cut crime at convenience stores by cutting hedges and clearing window obstructions. The new law would also require high-crime stores to install more cameras, lighting.
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Supreme Court strikes down California video game ban

Jun 27, 2011
The Supreme Court said today that California's restrictions on the sale of violent video games to minors violates the First Amendment in a 7-2 vote.
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'Hot Coffee' burns tort reform

Jun 27, 2011
Susan Saladoff, producer and director of HBO's new documentary "Hot Coffee," discusses how a seemingly frivolous lawsuit became "the poster child for what's wrong with our legal system."
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Unsafe cribs will remain in use

Jun 27, 2011
New guidelines from the Consumer Product Safety Commission ban drop-side cribs, but some businesses can still use them.
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What the hacking groups are after

Jun 21, 2011
CNET's Elinor Mills discusses the financial damage caused by the recent hacking episodes, and whether the hackers are after money, in light of the British police arresting a man in connection with the attacks.
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Cramming gets a hearing

Jun 21, 2011
The Federal Communications Commission looks into hidden charges on phone bills.
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Regulators seek to recover bond losses

Jun 21, 2011
Agency accuses banks of selling credit unions high-risk bonds without full disclosure.
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The Supreme Court rules in favor of Walmart

Jun 20, 2011
The Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that more than a million female employees could join in a lawsuit accusing Walmart of paying women less than men.
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Are U.S. drug users to blame for Mexican border violence?

Jun 15, 2011
Twenty-two million Americans use illegal drugs, and the U.S. government wants to start looking in the mirror as the Mexican drug war escalates.
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