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Redskins resume court battle over team name, appeal decision stripped trademark protection

ASHBURN, Va. - The Washing­ton Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name.
Apple's fiscal third-quarter earnings top analyst forecasts

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model for a bigger screen.
NFL's Redskins nickname has to go

...crescendo as the team's stubborn owner looks sillier by the day with his insensitive inflexibility.With the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office cancelling six trademarks belonging to the football team last week, saying they are offensive to Native...
Change, but not like this

It is a name that probably should be changed. But not at the barrel of a bureaucrat's gun
Beech Island man creates household tool to reach high cords, ceiling fans

Donald Waters has created Handy Reach, a household tool that is designed to pull down attic cords and change the speeds on high ceiling fans.
Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul product portfolio

After Apple said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the first time since 2002, rumor-mongering is turning into high-octane pressure for the company to do something.
Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million

SAN JOSE, Calif. - A Silicon Valley jury on Thursday added $290 million more to the damages Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying vital iPhone and iPad features, bringing the total amount the South Korean technology titan is on the hook for to $930 million.
Redskins name deemed 'racial slur' at symposium

Hurtful names and racial stereotypes of all types were discussed and dissected Thursday in a daylong symposium at the Smithsonian, and the Washington Redskins were at the top of the list for nearly all those who spoke.
Eagles cut receiver to add Vick to roster

The Philadelphia Eagles have elevated Michael Vick to the team's 53-man roster and released receiver Hank Baskett to make room.
Augusta businessman becomes inventor

Matt Barrett says he discovered his knack for invention when he tried to save a customer money.
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