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Is the value premise of the Michigan property tax still 'exchange value'?

February 20, 2017

Robert F. Rhoades BridgeTower Media Newswires Section 27 of the General Property Tax Act, MCL 211.27(1), defines true cash value as the “usual selling price” or the price “at which the property would sell in a private sale.” True cash ...

The dangers of open Wi-Fi

February 20, 2017

James Marasco, BridgeTower Media Newswires When you're away from home or work, it's become difficult to get through the day without having access to the Internet. Whether you're checking your email, social media, paying bills or trying to stay connected to ...

Dominion and I bonds

February 20, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: We wanted to buy 200 shares of MGE Energy, but our new stockbroker recommended that we buy 200 shares of Dominion Energy instead. Please give us your opinion. He also recommended that we invest $30,000 in U.S. government I bonds. Please give ...

Patient data is virtual gold mine for cybercrooks

February 20, 2017

Robert Lord, BridgeTower Media Newswires The health care industry is under siege. Data breaches of patient information have become all too common, with both external and insider threats trying to gain access to patients’ electronic health records (EHRs), ...

Can anybody here play this game?

February 20, 2017

William Rutherford, BridgeTower Media Newswires Way back in what now seems like the dark ages, the world experienced a financial crisis. The crisis slammed every portion of the globe, and it persisted. From governments down to the bottom of the socioeconomic ...

Legal People

February 20, 2017

Secrest Wardle Laura M. Neme has joined Secrest Wardle’s Troy office as an associate attorney. She is a member of the Motor Vehicle Litigation practice group. Neme specializes in first and third party no-fault auto insurance litigation. She has experience ...