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U.S. appeals court upholds Fed's cap on 'swipe' fees

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court has handed a defeat to a coalition of retail groups that challenged as too high the Federal Reserve's cap on how much banks can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-21/us-appeals-court-upholds-f
FCC won't appeal ruling on Internet neutrality, will propose new rules, chairman says

...Wednesday that the agency will rewrite the anti-discrimination and anti-blocking rules following the ruling by a federal appeals court last month. The ruling said the FCC has the authority to regulate broadband providers' treatment of Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-19/fcc-wont-appeal-ruling-int
Comcast reaches deal with Time Warner

...to treat all Internet traffic fairly. The commission's rules on the subject were struck down in January by a federal appeals court.The Justice Department and the FCC declined to comment.The deal is expected to close by the end of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-13/comcast-reaches-deal-time-
Across the region

...isn't immune from being sued by Occupy Columbia protesters who were kicked off the Statehouse grounds in 2011, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.The Republican governor could theoretically appeal the decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-16/across-region
Freedom shouldn't fade

...Mennonite family. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has ruled in Hobby Lobby's favor, but a federal appeals court in Philadelphia rejected Conestoga's claim.We hope that the high court rules on the side of Hobby Lobby and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-04/freedom-shouldnt-fade
Federal court nixes New Jersey's appeal to legalize sports betting

NEWARK, N.J. - A federal appeals court dealt another blow to New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports gambling Tuesday, upholding a ruling that the state's betting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-09-17/federal-court-nixes-
Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner could miss rest of the season with oblique injury

...did the Tommy John (surgery in 2010). It's on the soft tissue on the top side of the forearm."COURTS: A federal appeals court on Friday upheld former Giants slugger Barry Bonds' obstruction-of-justice conviction stemming from testimony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-13/yankees-outfielder-brett-gardner-
Retailers keeping tabs on consumers' return habits

...His suit said Best Buy refused. He alleged that Best Buy violated privacy law when it swiped the license. But a federal appeals court agreed with a lower court ruling that the Driver's Privacy Protection Act didn't apply in the case.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-11/retailers-keeping-tabs-con
Federal appeals court lifts stay of execution for Ga. man

ATLANTA - A federal appeals court that stepped in at the last minute to halt the execution of a Georgia man in February has lifted its stay, clearing the way for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-23/federal-appeals-court-lifts-stay-ex
Sumter hospital guilty of submitting $39 million in false Medicare claims

...referral finding stand but later ruled he had wrongly excluded some testimony and ordered a new trial. Last year, a federal appeals court tossed out the damages ruling, saying it violated Tuomey's constitutional right to a jury trial on the issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-09/sumter-hospital-guilty-submit