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Justices: LCD price-fixing case can be heard in state court

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that Mississippi can pursue claims of price-fixing against a manufacturer of LCD screens in state court. The justices today reversed a lower court ruling that blocked the state-court suit against AU Optronics Corp. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, writing for the court, said the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was wrong ...

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds key part of Obama health law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. The decision means the huge overhaul, still only partly in effect, will proceed and pick up momentum over the next several years, affecting the way that countless Americans receive and pay for their personal medical care. The ...

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Senators to vote ‘no’ on Sotomayor

Washington — Both of Mississippi’s Republican U.S. senators, Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran, both are opposing Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. In part, Wicker said: “After careful consideration of her record and judicial philosophy, I have concluded I will vote against her nomination. “In refusing to confirm that the Second Amendment is a fundamental right that ...

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