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  • Southwest and JetBlue get landing slots at Reagan National Airport

    Southwest and JetBlue get landing slots at Reagan National Airport
    Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airlines will soon increase service to and from Washington's Reagan National Airport, thanks to the results of an antitrust lawsuit. To settle an antitrust suit and allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, the...
  • DOJ clears Gannett-Belo deal but demands sale of St. Louis TV station

    DOJ clears Gannett-Belo deal but demands sale of St. Louis TV station
    Gannett Co.'s $2.2-billion acquisition of Belo TV stations can move forward -- but the Department of Justice is demanding the sale of KMOV-TV Channel 4 in St. Louis as a condition for the agency's approval of the deal. The proposed deal would give the...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable defend deal before Congress

    Rising cable bills and programming diversity were focal points of a congressional hearing on Comcast Corp.'s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable. If approved, the more than $40-billion deal would combine the nation's top two cable providers and...
  • Proposed mega-merger of Omnicom and Publicis Groupe collapses

    Proposed mega-merger of Omnicom and Publicis Groupe collapses
    The proposed mega-merger of two of the world's leading advertising holding companies -- Omnicom Group of New York and Publicis Groupe of Paris -- has collapsed. Late Thursday, the two companies announced the termination of their proposed marriage, which...
  • Apple, Google agree to settle antitrust class action, lawyer's office says

    Apple, Google agree to settle antitrust class action, lawyer's office says
    The four tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent agreed to settle a major antitrust lawsuit Thursday, according to the office of one of the attorneys involved. If the documents that already...
  • New lawsuit targets NCAA, 11 conferences over scholarships

    New lawsuit targets NCAA, 11 conferences over scholarships
    A federal antitrust lawsuit filed Friday accused the NCAA and 11 conferences of fixing prices by capping the value of athletic scholarships. The lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is the latest in a surge of litigation...
  • Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes

    Former Phoebus back Shawne Alston hopes to make things better for college athletes
    Like many headline-making ideas, it came to him in the middle of the night. Not that he hadn't thought about it before. In four seasons at West Virginia, where he rushed for 1,068 yards and 19 touchdowns, Shawne Alston came to realize something needed...
  • Marvin Miller dies at 95; baseball union chief led push for free agency

    Marvin Miller dies at 95; baseball union chief led push for free agency
    Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache. But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...
  • NFL lockout to remain in place after court decision

    In a decision that is significant but not surprising, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the NFL on Friday, five weeks after hearing oral arguments on whether the league could lock out its players. The lockout will remain...
  • Molson Coors seeks European growth with $3.5-billion StarBev buy

    Molson Coors seeks European growth with $3.5-billion StarBev buy
    Blue Moon in Bulgaria? Carling and Coors Light in Croatia? With its $3.54-billion purchase of Prague- and Amsterdam-based brewer StarBev, Molson Coors Brewing Co. may be able to place more of its brands in Central and Eastern Europe. Molson Coors...
  • Burger King to go public -- again

    Burger King to go public -- again
    The King wants his crown back: Fast-food chain Burger King  is continuing its reinvention by planning to go public – again. Within the next three months, the hamburger giant said it will re-list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The last...