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Futures trader arrested on golf course, charged with securities fraud



Robert Scott Wiens

Robert Scott Wiens

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Cardinal Health agrees to $27M fine, settles monopoly charges in 25 markets — including Charlotte



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Cardinal Health’s headquarters in Dublin, Ohio.

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SEC’s regional director to leave Fort Worth office



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David Woodcock, regional director of the Fort Worth office of the Securities and Exchange Commission

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Mich. Officer Charged With Assault in Violent Traffic Stop Caught on Dash Cam

A now-former Inkster, Mich., police officer has been charged with two counts of assault to do great bodily harm after being caught on dash-cam footage beating a 57-year-old autoworker during a violent traffic stop, ClickOnDetroit reports.

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The Real Lesson of the Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal 

After being convicted on April 1 and led out of court in handcuffs, two of the defendants who stood trial, Donald Bullock and Pamela Cleveland, accepted plea deals with some confinement (house arrest and weekend jail), a $1,000 fine and community service, while the others, who refused the plea deal, were sentenced to five to 20 years. They also received fines ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 and community service ranging from 1,000 to 2,000 hours.

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Chicago Officer Who Killed Rekia Boyd Has Charges Dismissed; Courtroom Erupts in Anger  

A Cook County judge ruled that there was no evidence of reckless conduct, which would be necessary to move forward with the involuntary manslaughter charge, prompting the dismissal, the news station reports. Dante Servin, the officer involved, had been kept on the force but had been stripped of his powers and was on desk duty during the court proceedings.

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200 Royal Caribbean And Celebrity Cruise Passenger Sick With Norovirus

Nothing says sunshine and relaxation like a bout of vomiting and diarrhea. Yuck!

More than 200 passengers on two cruise ships, Royal Caribbean’s Legend of the Seas and Celebrity’s Infinity, have been struck low with norovirus. The CDC is currently investigating the norovirus outbreak and monitoring clean up procedures on the two ships.

If you are one of the poor souls who got sick on a cruise ship, can you sue?

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Georgia Legalizes Medical Marijuana: A Roundup

Just in time for 4/20, Georgia became the 24th state to legalize cannabis for medicinal use. But don’t go investing in Funyuns stock just yet — Georgia’s law is fairly restrictive when it comes to what a medical marijuana patient can possess, and it doesn’t address how they’re supposed to get it at all.

Peach State residents with one of eight specified disorders may possess up to 20 ounces of cannabis oil containing no more than five percent THC. However, no cultivation of said oil is permitted in Georgia, so patients will have to leave the state, acquire it elsewhere, and return with it, presumably passing through one or more of Georgia’s neighboring states, all of which currently prohibit any marijuana possession.

With the myriad complications of Georgia’s new

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Can I Get Workers’ Comp For a Heart Attack?

Work Related

While workers’ compensation law does vary from state to state, generally, you can get workers comp for an injury that is work related. If your job is to put books onto a shelf, and you break your leg falling off a ladder, your injury was a result of your work duties eligible for workers’ comp.

Heart Attacks?

However, heart attacks are harder to prove as work related. Different states have different standards.

South Carolina

To be eligible under South Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act, you must have been subjected to some kind of unusual or extraordinary physical exertion, strain, or unusual condition in the course of the employment. You must also show a causal connection existed between the exertion, strain,

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How SEC-KBR tussle could shake up secrecy for Houston’s largest companies



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Carolyn Russell, shareholder at the Houston office of Greenville, South Carolina-based Ogletree Deakins, said the word

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