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VOL. 121 | NO. 128 | Thursday, June 22, 2006

Down and Out in Covington

Farmer struggles to re-emerge after $3 million judgment,
prison term in Monsanto case

For the typical farmer in America's heartland, the struggle to get by is met with heroism and little fanfare. For Covington farmer Kem Ralph, getting by has been a little more complicated.

Though Supreme Court Decision Allows Cops Not to Knock, Local Law Enforcement Agencies Err on Safe Side

Local criminal defense attorneys are worried about the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision made June 15 in Hudson v. Michigan, which eases restrictions on police entering a residence without knocking or giving notice.

Blair Appointed to State Supreme Court's Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Allen S. Blair has specialized in labor and employment law for most of his career.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 67 253 2,588
MORTGAGES 68 266 3,160
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 21 45 522
BUILDING PERMITS 184 622 5,625
BANKRUPTCIES 44 193 1,972
BUSINESS LICENSES 19 91 987
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 96 1,108
MARRIAGE LICENSES 15 52 395

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