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Chargers' Danny Woodhead out for the season

...against the Seattle Seahawks.Mathews will be out for several more weeks. REDSKINS: Five American Indians are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed against them over the team's nickname.The five, who are members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-22/chargers-danny-woodhead-out-s
Settlement was discussed in Jameis Winston case

...Muschamp said. "He was frustrated. He wants us to win. He wants us to be successful."PENN STATE: Wants a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by one son of late football coach Joe Paterno and another assistant coach who were fired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-24/settlement-was-discussed-
Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction could be reversed

...Stephen Reinhardt, appointed by President Jimmy Carter. They were among the majority that reversed the conviction of a federal judge in a 1996 opinion in U.S. v. Aguilar.The three-judge panel that upheld Bonds' conviction in September 2013...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-17/barry-bonds-obstruction-
Across the region

...say his mother, Kentya Golden, was also in the car at the time.Judge accused by wife enters programATLANTA - A federal judge from Alabama accused of hitting his wife in an Atlanta hotel room can have a misdemeanor battery charge dismissed if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-05/across-region
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

...Countrywide and Merrill Lynch, the two troubled firms the bank acquired in 2008 as the financial meltdown erupted.But a federal judge in Manhattan ruled in a separate case that Bank of America was liable for those pre-merger mortgages and issued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
Ruling against BP could mean $18 billion in fines

...could be looking at close to $18 billion in additional fines over the nation's worst offshore oil spill after a federal judge ruled Thursday that the company acted with "gross negligence" in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster.U.S. District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-04/ruling-against-bp-could-me
Federal judge who was arrested on domestic violence charges continues receiving $200,000 salary

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An Alabama federal judge stripped of his caseload following his arrest on domestic...of judges that consider disciplinary actions against federal judges, but judges continue receiving their pay as long as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/federal-judge-who-was-arrested-dome
Business news

Tech wage case deal rejectedSAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge rejected as too low a $324.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-08/business-news
Biz Bits

...expected $4.27 billion, according to Zacks.Judge imposes $1.3 billion fine on Bank of AmericaNEW YORK - A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-30/business-news
Sterlings' trial opens with talk of Alzheimer's

...first, but he wasn't in the courthouse and was ordered to appear when the nonjury trial resumes today.Earlier, a federal judge rejected a bid by Donald Ster ling's lawyers to move the case to federal court.His attorneys argued that their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-07/sterlings-trial-opens-talk-al