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...law to use dogs to catch hogs in penned areas where money is bet or prizes awarded. The penalties would include property seizure and forfeiture. The House passed the cockfighting legislation last year, but it hasn't come out of Senate Judiciary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/11/met_80999.shtml
Metro
Religion News in Brief

...politics, saying the action arose from an ownership dispute and police had a court order to conduct the eviction. The property seizure is the latest in a series of conflicts between the Sudanese government and the Episcopal Church there. Sudan has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/05/rel_417985.shtml
Your Faith
Reprimands, reassignments follow IRS audits on improper quotas

...seizure or potential mistreatment of taxpayers," Rossotti has ordered a review of all open and recently closed IRS property seizures in the agency's 33 district offices and will require that higher-level managers approve future proposed seizures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/15/bus_239010.shtml
Business
IRS reports on property seizures

...and at the use of enforcement statistics in evaluating IRS examiners. The agency reviewed 467 of about 10,000 property seizures nationwide in fiscal 1997. It found seizure to be warranted in 337 of the cases. But in 130 cases IRS agents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/11/bus_233061.shtml
Business
'Living Stones' of Christianity disappearing from Holy Land

...cracks. "Our situation is very sad and you want to cry." Israelis defend the intrusions, border closings and property seizures in the name of security. When terrorist acts are committed, Dr. Mor said, Palestinian Christians must be punished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/15/ent_205345.shtml
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A nuclear Venezuela?

...remotely paying attention to global politics.Venezuela is beset by inflation, power shortages, street violence and property seizures under Chavez's jackbooted socialism. Discontent is growing among its citizens.Now he wants to go nuclear? It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-10-04/nuclear-venezuela
Editorials
Across South Carolina

...deaths of Lance Cpl. Dana Lyle Tate and Cpl. Dyke "A.J." Coursen on Jan. 8, 2002. Ports Authority sued over property seizure CHARLESTON -A long-running dispute over leases and payments at Charleston's former Navy base is headed to court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/05/met_394225.shtml
Metro
Seizure sparks eviction debate

...serve as a warning to Augusta's inner-city landlords. At the same time, it has raised issues in criminal-property seizure that the Richmond County Sheriff's Department has never encountered. Alex Bettis Hammond once owned what narcotics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/16/met_288896.shtml
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Treasury secretary 'seriously disturbed' by IRS violations

...case examples to support this perception," it said "the results nevertheless reflect a state of mind." Of 67 property seizures reviewed, 23 did not meet IRS procedural requirements or "could be viewed as inappropriate treatment of taxpayers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/13/biz_218976.shtml
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...Rossotti's first public initiative since he took over the agency Nov. 13. In 1996, the IRS made about 10,000 property seizures. Aspects of the agency's collection practices were strongly challenged during a series of Senate Finance Committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/03/biz_218453.shtml
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