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CFPB’s Chopra invites state AGs to bring actions under federal law   
December 08, 2021
Source: American Banker - Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, pledged to make it easier for state attorneys general to draw on the Consumer Financial Protection Act in filing lawsuits against corporate wrongdoers.
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Randolph County see 244% increase in COVID-19 cases in past week   
December 08, 2021
Source: The Courier-Tribune - The Center for Disease Control reported a 244% increase in newly reported COVID-19 cases in the past week, including 365 new cases and three deaths.
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USDA Food Safety: Ham and Pepperoni Recall   
December 08, 2021
Source: Lake Powell Life - Alexander & Hornung, a St. Clair Shores, Michigan establishment and business unit of Perdue Premium Meat Company, Inc., is rec
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Explained: How Lahore's smog is harming residents   
December 08, 2021
Source: The Hindu - Vehicles move on a road as smog envelops the historical Badshahi mosque and the surrounding area of Lahore on Nov. 27, 2021. People of Lahore and adjacent areas are suffering from respiratory problems because of poor air quality...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General's office approves RGGI rule, after Shapiro criticized the plan   
December 08, 2021
Source: WESA - The Attorney General’s office has signed off on a rule that would let the state join a regional program to cut emissions from power plants.
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‘Big game trophies’ feel heat from Trump SPAC probe   
December 08, 2021
Source: Politico - The SPAC taking former President Donald Trump's social media startup public said Monday it is under investigation by federal regulators.
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NIST Names Pravina Raghavan New Director of Manufacturing Extension Partnership   
December 08, 2021
Source: National Institute of Standards & Technology - The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has selected Pravina Raghavan (MEP), which helps small and medium-size U.S. manufacturers develop new products and customers,
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DOJ Issues Revised Draft Joint Policy Statement on Remedies for SEPs Subject to FRAND   
December 08, 2021
Source: IPWatchdog - The U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division (DOJ) is requesting public comment on a new iteration of the Joint DOJ-USPTO-NIST Policy Statement on Remedies for Standards-Essential Patents Subject to Voluntary FRAND...
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234K pounds of ham, pepperoni products recalled over listeria concerns   
December 08, 2021
Source: Fox 13 - Alexander & Hornung is recalling 234,000 pounds of cooked ham and pepperoni products sold nationwide due to possible listeria contamination.
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'Alarming' Rate of Abuse in Pregnant Women With Epilepsy   
December 08, 2021
Source: Medscape - Women with epilepsy are more than twice as likely as those without the disorder to report physical, sexual, or emotional abuse during pregnancy, new research shows.
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