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All Together Now!

Philip Reid’s small dog, Paolo, is hardly the kind of animal to strike fear in the hearts of children.  Yet two African Muslim girls were anything but delighted as Reid walked the Boston terrier-pug blend on a leash at his culturally diverse, mixed income neighborhood. 

“The girls were running by, and they screamed when they Saw him, and I said ‘He’s not going to hurt you'” recalls Reid.  “They said it’s a religious thing, and I was kind of Shocked.” 

Reid did his homework and learned, sure enough, many Muslims avoid dogs, believing them to be unclean animals.  In fact, Muslims who come into contact with dog saliva are obligated to go through elaborate cleansing rituals. 

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To tell or not to tell about the bedbugs nearby

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

I am trying to sell my condominium unit and have just learned that some of our units have bedbugs. Obviously, this is a real concern. Do I have to disclose this information to prospective buyers? I want to be honest, but I also want to sell and don’t want to scare people away.
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TX: Soldier Reclaims Foreclosed Texas Home

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

HousingWatch has learned that the Clauers are still living in their home up in Frisco and, after their lawsuit, got back title to their $315,000 home free and clear
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IL: Condo development says $44,000 is missing

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

Versailles Condominium Association, 301 SW Adams St., had charged Reliable Property Management, 3526 W. California Ave., with paying its water, utility and insurance bills, but by early October, the association learned the bills were past due, according to a police report.
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