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June 19, 2011


Douglas County residents or businesses filing for bankruptcy protection during the week ended Thursday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Kansas, according to court records:

• William Dale Hunkele, 404 Blaze Blvd., Baldwin City.

• Riley Krizan Storm, 2128 E. 26th St., Lawrence.

• Bruce Chip Smith, 831 Locust St., Lawrence.

• Christopher Wayne Morris, 2916 Yellowstone Drive, Lawrence.

• Larry Dean Howard and Jane Etherl Howard, 954 E. 1900 Road, Eudora.

• Jacqueline Villamar Vivas, also known as Jacky Villamar, 1338 Westbrooke St., Lawrence.


Richard Heckler 6 years, 11 months ago

Lenders have discovered many mortgage documents were faked, forged or otherwise mishandled.

Attorneys general in all 50 states have launched an investigation into the foreclosure system, and politicians in Washington are pushing for a federal investigation into the matter.

Richard Heckler 6 years, 11 months ago

Testifying before Congress on the financial crisis, Greenspan admits that his premise that markets could be trusted to regulate themselves was wrong.

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Richard Heckler 6 years, 11 months ago

The new chairperson of the CFTC, Brooksley Born, sees systemic risk in the virtually unregulated, high-stakes derivatives market. She starts a campaign to regulate the secretive, multitrillion-dollar market.

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Richard Heckler 6 years, 11 months ago

Credit markets are frozen, there's rising unemployment and housing foreclosures, two wars -- plus a growing national debt.

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Richard Heckler 6 years, 11 months ago

For decades big banks pressed Congress to repeal the 1933 Glass-Steagall Act and allow investment banks and commercial banks to merge. It finally happens. The new superbanks are free to make riskier investments.

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Flap Doodle 6 years, 11 months ago

The linkbot has woken. Fear his mad copy/paste skillz!

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