Background checks frightening Montana''s homeless

Feb 23, 2011 Matt Roesly

The homelessness problem in Montana is becoming such an issue that local residents filled a Missoula community center to discuss a solution. According to KECI-TV, residents echoed similar sentiments about the need for a fix, but local lawmakers


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Job seeker loses opportunity following incorrect background check

Feb 23, 2011 Matt Roesly

Background checks are becoming more present in the job market, but that does not mean they are an exact science. According KGO-TV, Patrick Padilla found that out the hard way when a background check during his interview process at a Vallejo,


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Loans may increase as short-term rates fall

Feb 23, 2011 Todd Milner

Loans may increase as short-term rates fall

Short-term loan rates are taking a nosedive in the United States, freeing up financing to businesses and consumers, but another loan rate abroad may make it even easier for Americans to secure loans.Many U.S. banks use the London interbank


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Canada''s public safety minister wants more extensive background checks

Feb 22, 2011 Matt Roesly

The public safety minister in Canada is calling for a new method for background screenings, touting the use of fingerprint scanners.The Toronto Sun reports that Minister Vic Toews announced that switching to the technology would allow his agency


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New Jersey passes bill to screen board of education members

Feb 22, 2011 Matt Roesly

The New Jersey state legislature unanimously approved a bill that will require all Board of Education members in the state to undergo a background check. The bill, which passed 76-0 with one abstention, will make screening mandatory for anyone


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