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Wednesday, April 6, 2005

News in brief

Former tennis star Martina Navratilova is in a dispute with the credit card company over her withdrawal of her endorsement of a "gay-friendly" "Rainbow" credit card.

The University of Pittsburgh is being sued by basketball season-ticket holders who say a new ticket policy breaches their previously acquired rights to buy the same seats each year.

The owners of a $2 million California home that was destroyed in a landslide are suing pretty much everybody—engineers, contractors, and even neighbors.

Britain’s Pinewood Studios says it’s about to lose a contract with Paramount to film the upcoming sci-fi flick The Watchmen, because of high film-making costs in the U.K.

An advertising exec in L.A. is suing his employer for wrongful discharge, after he was fired over alleged improper billing practices.

Travelers who connect through DFW airport will find six new Lego-themed play areas for kids, as part of a new contract to make Pepsi the "preferred" beverage at the hub.

A former employee is suing Guinness World Records after she was fired for signing a contract to write a book about what goes on inside that odd entity.

The U.S. Army has announced that it plans to "restructure" a $100 billion contract with Boeing—and it apparently won’t be to Boeing’s benefit.

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