Month: February 2015

How The Boss May Be Quietly Pocketing Your Server’s Tips

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How The Boss May Be Quietly Pocketing Your Server's Tips Laurie Zabawa says she'd been working at a Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, Montana, for seven years when the owners outsourced the management of the hotel in 2012. For Zabawa, the hotel's banquet manager, this meant that any parties that took place in the hotel would now be overseen by an outside firm, an Ohio-based company called Gateway Hospitality Group.The banquet workers whom Zabawa... [...]

Officer Victor Ramirez Slaps Alleged Trespasser Who Wanted To Use Restroom

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Officer Victor Ramirez Slaps Alleged Trespasser Who Wanted To Use RestroomA Fort Lauderdale police officer was suspended after footage emerged in which the cop appears to slap a suspect in the face.Officer Victor Ramirez was placed on leave with pay Monday, Local 10 reports. The altercation at Broward Bus Terminal, which was posted to YouTube Feb. 22, opens with Ramirez walking after Bruce Laclair, 58, whom witnesses say the cop had just... [...]

Why Where You Divorce Matters: Equitable Distribution vs. Community Property

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Why Where You Divorce Matters: Equitable Distribution vs. Community PropertyWhere you divorce matters. Each state has its own unique rules governing the allocation of assets during the divorce process, and these rules can vary significantly. A court in New York and a court in California will follow strikingly different rules in dividing the assets of divorcing couples. This sharp divergence between state laws is somewhat unusual -- in... [...]

Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent

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Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent. Divorce sucks. It doesn't matter if you were the divorcer or the divorcee, it doesn't matter who was at fault, none of that matters-- what does matter is that it's a time in your life when you are forced to hit a reset button. You can choose to use that reset button for good or not-so-good.When kids are caught up in the middle of a divorce, things can get ugly. Fast. One minute everything is fine,... [...]

Suspect Stewart Charles McNeal Tells Police He Wasn’t ‘Good At The Robbery Thing’

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Suspect Stewart Charles McNeal Tells Police He Wasn't 'Good At The Robbery Thing'He gets points for honesty.A man who allegedly attempted to rob a Dunkin' Donuts admitted to police that he "wasn't very good at the robbery thing."Stewart Charles McNeal, 34, turned himself in last Thursday after police in Delray Beach, Florida, circulated a surveillance photo of a robbery of the donut store that took place Jan. 21, WPTV reports.McNeal allegedly... [...]