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Tuesday, September 11, 2007

In the News: September 11

Aaa All things come to he who waits: top NFL draft pick JaMarcus Russell has apparently agreed "in principle" to a deal with the Oakland Raiders that will guarantee him $31 million and may be worth as much as $68 million over six years.

Used car buyers in Thailand have a new remedy under a new labeling law promulgated by the country’s Consumer Protection Board.

A British pub owner has learned that using your domestic satellite subscription to broadcast sports in your bar is not just a breach of contract, it’s a crime.

Frustrated authors are suing a vanity publisher whom they say took large payments from them to publish their books but now won’t return phone calls.

Banks and pension funds in Tanzania have put together what is being called East Africa’s largest corporate finance deal ever in their bailout of troubled Tanzania Electric.

Chicago teachers have voted to accept a new five-year contract that gives them 4 percent annual pay raises and freezes their health care contributions for three years.

[Frank Snyder]

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