Criminal defense

FBI search warrant reveals agents seized top-secret documents in raid of Trump’s home – CNBC

A member of the Secret Service is seen in front of the home of former President Donald Trump at Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida on August 9, 2022.

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The FBI seized multiple sets of documents marked top secret from former President Donald Trump’s Florida resort home, Mar-a-Lago, when agents raided it Monday, according to a search warrant unsealed Friday.

The warrant directed agents to seize “all physical documents and records constituting ev…….

Criminal defense

Court offers incentive for lawyers to represent poor criminal defendants – Yahoo News

Aug. 12—Retired and part-time lawyers who represent poor criminal defendants could be eligible for reduced Bar Association fees and continuing education requirements under an order issued Thursday by the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court announcement comes as more than 1,000 criminal cases are on hold. Defendants in the cases are told they have to wait until a lawyer can be found for them, according to the New Hampshire Judicial Council, which administers the system for d…….

Law firm

The Price of Being Big: Law Firm Hiring Hits Conflicts Snag (1) – Bloomberg Law

Major law firms’ checks of potential hires for conflicts of interest are becoming so extensive that they often slow the recruiting process and sometimes sink employment deals altogether.

Running the checks is often “the single most difficult job” law firms have, said Jeffrey Lowe, a legal recruiter for Major, Lindsey & Africa in Washington. “You have to get it exactly right, not mostly right,” he said.

Firms often review a wide range of information in checking for c…….

Law firm

Uncertainty Reigns at Big Law Firms, and Midsize Firms Could Exploit It | Pro Mid-Market – Law.com

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Contractor

Tucson solar contractor leaves customers in $1M lurch – Arizona Daily Star

Dozens of Tucson residents are out thousands of dollars for rooftop solar systems that were never installed or left unfinished by a local solar company that has lost its state contracting license.

The Arizona Registrar of Contractors revoked the solar contracting license of Tucson Solar Pros last week, after investigating nearly 30 complaints from customers including many members of a local credit union.

The company is out of business and was recently locked out o…….

Washer dryer repair

Are tiny homes the solution to the housing shortage? | – The Voice of Pelham

Queenston resident Keith Gowans may just have a unique solution to Niagara’s housing crisis, and he wants as many people as possible to know about it.

The former chief operating officer at Habitat for Humanity Niagara has begun a new venture with former Habitat site coordinator Trevor Dunscombe called Aloft Housing Inc. Inside a 10,000-square-foot St. Catharines warehouse they are building tiny homes that could have a huge impact on th…….

Refrigerator repair service

A Bad Bunny rant, an ex-governor in handcuffs and Puerto Rico still reels nearly five years after Hurricane Maria – KAKE

In Las Marías, nestled on the Cordillera Central mountain range, the slightest rainfall leads to blackouts, some lasting weeks, according to Ruiz. Other times the low voltage has ruined a TV, a microwave and a six-month-old laptop her son had bought with his savings. Occasionally, the house goes dark when the dryer starts. Her refrigerator makes strange sounds.

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Commercial cleaning

Colonie Center Barnes & Noble closes due to flooding – Times Union

Aug. 13, 2022Updated: Aug. 13, 2022 4:45 p.m.

Janitronics Facility Services was at the Colonie Center Barnes & Noble in Colonie, N.Y. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022 responding to an unexpected flood that closed the store. 

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COLONIE – An apparent flooding issue forced Barnes & Noble at Colonie Center to close until further notice Saturday morning.

The cause of the flooding and the extent of damage couldn’t be learned. Ja…….