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'The Wire' Actor Richard Burton Faces Foreclosure Over Unpaid Water Bill

Actor and singer Richard Burton, who played a gangster in HBO's "The Wire," might get hosed for not paying a water bill. Burton, a Baltimore resident, refused to pay a $1,037.42 water bill because he thought it was higher than it should have been, the actor told ABC News. Baltimore officials filed a lien against his... Continue Reading »

Val Kilmer Ranch Slapped With Second Tax Lien

Poor Val Kilmer. The Batman Forever star has been trying to sell his $18.5 million Pecos River Ranch near Santa Fe, N.M., for what seems like forever. Seven months ago he was slapped with a tax lien of $538,858 which he paid. Now comes word that a second lien, this one running $498,165 for unpaid taxes to Uncle Sam, has... Continue Reading »

New York Tenants Take Over Buildings With Small Downpayments

Tenants: have you ever thought you could do a better job keeping up your building than your landlord does? With help from a tireless advocate, some New York City renters are about to get the chance to do just that. The familiar story -- a building stays full despite questionable maintenance, a landlord fails to pay... Continue Reading »

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