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Tuesday, March 29, 2005

News in brief

Trial resumes today in the breach of contract action between rocker Ted Nugent and a festival in Muskegon, Michigan.
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra is becoming the country’s first to move toward a performance-based (no pun intended) wage system, under which some employees will see their pay based on annual performance evaluations.
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Two oil firms are going to court over contract claims in a busted drilling project in Kentucky.
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A Portuguese consortium will today sign a 35-year contract to complete, maintain, and operate Bulgaria’s main southern highway.
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The U.S. State Department says it will limit bidders for its proposed new five-year, $300 million IT service support contract to small businesses.
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U.S. and European bidders are complaining about the terms the Turkish government wants to include in its upcoming contract to buy 30 attack helicopters.
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The Australian Tax Office is backing off on plans to put its computer contract out for bids, because it says it’s too become too dependent on the existing vendor, America’s EDS, to allow for a change.

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