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Lawyers seek to double fees in Indian claims case

WASHINGTON — Lawyers representing Native Americans helped win a record $3.4 billion settlement with the federal government. Now they want a judge to double their fees. Instead of being paid up to $99.9 million, as initially agreed, attorney Dennis Gingold ...

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Consumers paid more for most goods in January

WASHINGTON — Consumers paid more in January for everything from food and gas to airline tickets and clothing. The price increases reflect creeping but still-modest inflation. The Consumer Price Index rose 0.4 percent last month, matching December’s increase, the Labor ...

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Of wells and hot tubs at the Exxon trial

Two notes from observing testimony the last few days in Jacksonville residents’ mass-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a 25,000-plus-gallon gas station leak in 2006. – One argument I do not remember hearing during the first trial regarding ...

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Power brokers: Multi-level marketing meets electricity sales

The pitch seems almost too good to be true: make unlimited income, work flexible hours and earn rewards for selling something everyone uses to your friends, family and acquaintances. That something in this case is electricity, not knives, makeup or ...

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Post holiday pump prices should slide

Motorists should see pump prices slide again after they spending a little more to fill their tanks over the Labor Day weekend. The national average for a gallon of unleaded regular was $2.682 Tuesday, according to AAA, Wright Express and ...

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