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Honda admits failure to report deaths, injuries to government as required by law

...to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.The Japanese automaker, in statements issued Monday, also said it became aware of the omissions in 2011, yet it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-24/honda-admits-failing-repor
Betting prohibition in New Jersey must stay

...tracks. Christie signed that into law last month.The NCAA and four major professional sports leagues contend that federal law would allow the state to lift the ban entirely ? but not to allow sports betting with some conditions, such as limiting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-21/betting-prohibition-new-jersey-mu
Graystone Ranch in Hephzibah being investigated by USDA

...Graystone has had 10 violations of the Animal Welfare Act, a federal law meant to protect animals in captivity that is enforced...conditions, Black Forest Bear Park was in compliance with federal law and received only one violation in 2012 for not having...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-22/graystone-ranch-hephzibah-bei
Majority of Georgia voters back raising minimum wage, exit poll shows

...the electorate takes a more moderate stance on labor issues than the Republicans who set economic policy in Georgia. Federal law requires most employers in the state pay at least $7.25 per hour. A smaller number of firms only have to pay Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-08/majority-georgia-voters-ba
Advocates to push for federal ban on animal testing for cosmetics next year

...mandated by government bodies or for safety evaluations of new ingredients when no viable alternative is available. Under federal law, manufacturers aren't required to test cosmetics on animals to prove product safety, but the FDA says it consistently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-16/advocates-push-federal-ban
Pro leagues moving steadily toward accepting betting on their games

...fantasy football," he said.Many states draw a similar distinction in deciding what gambling to ban, and the 2006 federal law that prohibited online gambling included an exception for fantasy sports. The patchwork of state laws <0x2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-14/pro-leagues-moving-steadily-towar
Advocates call for overhaul of federal Animal Welfare Act

...as an unregulated facility and allowing the public to view the animals, which officials said would be a violation of federal law.On Wednesday, USDA spokeswoman Tanya Espin osa said the department has no record of Graystone applying for a new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/advocates-call-overhaul-feder
Lost Purple Heart reunited with family after Aiken auction

...Piccoli, whose posthumous Purple Heart was bought by Fike's mother for $100 and given to him as a Christmas gift. Federal law was changed in 2010 to protect only the Medal of Honor from being publicly traded."It wasn't supposed to be lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-10/lost-purple-heart-reunited-f
Rep. Broun says unaware of ethics slip

...represents a swath of eastern and central Georgia between Athens and Augusta inCongress, "may have violated House rules and federal law" through improper use of his Members' Representational Allowance, the OCE references a handbook for members of Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-10-31/rep-broun-says-unaware-ethics-s
Overtime

...said a total of 41 law firms were involved in the case and were owed a total of $50.2 million in pay and expenses.Federal law allows for winning plaintiffs in civil suits to collect money from defendants for legal fees and expenses. U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-22/overtime