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2014-10-22 16:28:06

M. Greg Mullanax has jury award in his client's favor in a case of wrongful termination by Children's Hospital Central California. FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Office of M. Greg Mullanax has announced a sweeping victory for their client in a recent jury trial regarding a private citizen's right to privacy in a case filed against the Children's Hospital Central California. The case has far-reaching implications for all workers improperly subjected to...

2014-10-20 04:20:12

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V. (NYSE and NYSE Euronext: CSTM) ("Constellium") today announced the expiration and final results of its previously announced solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") of consents to certain proposed amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indentures (the "Indentures") governing Wise Metals Group LLC (the "Company") and Wise Alloys Finance Corporation's ("Wise Finance", and, together with the Company, the "Opco Note...

2014-10-14 08:20:33

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), analysis of thefts of 2013 model year vehicles provides good news for consumers who are upgrading from their older models in favor of a new set of wheels. According to data from the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), thefts of 2013 models through June of this year totaled 34,610. That represents under 5 percent of the nearly 724,000 total thefts for all...

2014-10-08 16:24:18

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights (Committee or SAC) has released its report on ex-felon voting rights. In its report to the Commission, the Tennessee SAC finds that since 1981 there have been several amendments to the Tennessee disenfranchisement statute that have had the effect of expanding the scope of ex-felon disenfranchisement in the state. The Tennessee SAC finds that the...

2014-10-08 16:24:13

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights (Committee or SAC) has released its report on ex-felon voting rights. In its report to the Commission, the Florida SAC independently estimates that the total number of persons in the state disenfranchised from voting ranges from 600,000 to 1.2 million persons, or about 3 to 6 percent of the voting population. Dr. Elena Flom, Chair of the Florida SAC,...

2014-10-07 08:37:33

Jared McBride, the fellowship's debut recipient, was selected by a panel of USC researchers and professors for the originality of his proposal and its potential to advance genocide research. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Margee and Douglas Greenberg have provided a gift to fund an endowed fellowship program at USC Shoah Foundation's Center for Advanced Genocide Research, the newly announced research and scholarship unit of the Institute housed on the campus...

2014-10-02 08:20:32

NICB launches new series to highlight growing trend in "financial fraud" auto theft DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forget hot-wiring. As new technology makes it harder to steal cars the old-fashioned way, today's thieves are using more sophisticated "white-collar" methods to get their hands on a set of wheels, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149815 The NICB and its law enforcement partners report...

2014-09-30 23:24:40

The reputable organization, which improves the lives of vulnerable children by funding and elevating the most effective changemakers for children worldwide, has just begun fundraising efforts to save young children from forced prostitution. Donations will directly support the Rescue Foundation, which has rescued over 4,000 children from the horrors of brothels in India. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 World of Children Award has announced a new campaign to rescue children from the horrors of...

2014-09-30 16:31:45

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground Labs, a leader in sensitive data discovery software, has issued a warning to businesses globally on the importance of understanding their sensitive data handling practices. After publishing guidance concerning the recent Bash bug dubbed "Shellshock", Ground Labs expects large scale threats to continue evolving which enable hackers to easily steal any type of personal sensitive data. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140351...

2014-09-23 23:05:44

Ohio probation office finds that 97 percent of petty theft offenders did not re-offend after completing NASP’s offense-specific shoplifter education program. SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Turning Point Justice (TPJ), provider of cloud technology that helps victims and communities fight petty crimes and improve offender accountability, today announced that its shoplifting education and student management partner, the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP),...


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Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

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